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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.

Parliamentary news

10 Jun 2011

The latest Parliamentary news from our Policy Team.

The Children's Society gains international accolade

6 Jun 2011

The Children's Society’s Archive has been added to the UNESCO UK Memory of the World Register.

Statement about commercialisation of childhood review

6 Jun 2011

Statement by The Children’s Society about the Reg Bailey review into commercialisation of childhood.

Volunteers' Week

3 Jun 2011

Volunteers’ Week is an annual event which celebrates the fantastic contribution that millions of volunteers make across the UK.

New free online resource helps children talk openly about parents' drinking problems

24 May 2011

Research shows that around 2.6 million children in the UK are living with parents who are drinking hazardously and 705,000 are living with dependent drinkers.

The Children's Society to run free workshop into impact of alcohol abuse

18 May 2011

The Children's Society is running a workshop at an event examining the consequences of alcohol abuse on young people.

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