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SCARPA - our featured programme

This month our Featured programme is SCARPA. We interviewed Richard Haigh, programme manager, to find out how they support young runaways.

The Children's Society introduces Point symbols

14 Jul 2011

To increase the usability and accessibility of our website we are introducing Point symbols.

Report: worrying new trends in increasing pre-teen and male runaways

11 Jul 2011

A new report reveals children as young as eight are running away from home or care.

The Big Feastival

29 Jun 2011

The Children's Society is going to be at The Big Feastival on Clapham Common this weekend (Friday 1 - Sunday 3 July)

Roma photo exhibition in Sheffield challenges perceptions

The Embrace project, a Children’s Society programme in South Yorkshire, is hosting a photographic exhibition of the lives of young Roma women.

Bob Reitemeier's response to the government's reform of legal aid

'There is a danger with these reforms that access to justice for children and young people will be seriously undermined.'

Parents of disabled children could lose £1,400 in welfare shakeup

20 Jun 2011

Parents of disabled children could lose £1,400 in welfare shakeup
Controversial reforms will also cut benefit for 450,000 disabled tenants in social housing

The Children’s Society’s getting ready for Refugee Week

The Children’s Society is this year stepping up our involvement with Refugee Week, which takes place from 20-26 June.

Local children's champion honoured by the Queen

Pauline Geraghty, who helps runaway children in Lancashire with The Children's Society, was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Intergenerational roast dinner gets everyone talking

A group of young and older people, as part of the Intergenerational Community Cohesion Project, recently organised a roast dinner in Greenwich.

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