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Welfare reform set to cut £50 million in support for young carers

13 Dec 2011

Young carers and their families face losing £50 million a year under proposed welfare reforms, new analysis by The Children’s Society reveals

Join us and the Archbishop of York at our Edward Rudolf Lecture

On Thursday 12 January in London, Dr John Sentamu will discuss children's well-being at our sixth annual Edward Rudolf Lecture.

Are your children entitled to free school meals?

The criteria for receiving Free School Meals are being reconsidered. If your children receive or have received Free School Meals we want to hear from you.

William and Katie attend our flagship Christingle service

Children from 21 schools across London attended Westminster Abbey last week for our flagship Christingle service.

Local celebrity to launch Christmas tree festival in Mucklestone

Local celebrity, Nick Hancock, will open a Christmas tree festival in Mucklestone on Sunday 18 December 2011.

New strategy 'shines a light' on missing children

5 Dec 2011

The Children’s Society comments on the government’s Missing children and adults strategy, published today, 5 December

The Independent Christmas Appeal 2011

The Children's Society is delighted to have been selected as one of the three charities who will benefit from The Independent's Christmas Appeal 2011.

Archbishop - national safety net needed to help society’s 'forgotten' young runaways

1 Dec 2011

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, paid a visit to our Safe In The City project in Birmingham.

Brits prefer pews to panto at Christmas

1 Dec 2011

Two-fifths of adults celebrate Christmas by going to church or attending a Christmas carol service.

Join us for Alan Milburn's speech on child poverty

Please join us on 13 December in London for Rt Hon Alan Milburn's keynote speech on child poverty.