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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.

Action for Happiness and The Children’s Society

16 May 2011

Action for Happiness is a movement of people committed to building a happier society.

Child poverty falls but we still have concerns

The new Household Below Average Income figures out today bring the welcome news that in the heart of the recession, child poverty fell.

It's good to talk - and even better take action

With Ecclesiastical Insurance, we have launched a new initiative that provides money to local community projects.

Metro Radio's 'Cash for Kids’ trek to Machu Picchu launches this Friday 13 May

Our work with young runaways is set to receive a huge boost from one of the UK's biggest radio stations, Metro Radio.

New research reveals renewed child detention fears

New research published by The Children's Society warns of the on-going dangers of detaining children.

The OutCry! partnership has come to an end

The funding for the OutCry! partnership came to an end last month but we will continue to campaign for the commitment to end child detention to be fulfilled

Munro reforms must be implemented in full with appropriate resources

Our Chief Executive comments on today’s official review of England's child protection system by Professor Eileen Munro.

Prime Minister visits The Children's Society project

David Cameron visited one of our projects last week

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