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Our destitution project

In April last year we sent you an emergency appeal about our project based in Birmingham which supports hundreds of destitute families with young children who are facing hunger and extreme poverty.

Help for those leaving care

How you are helping young people facing life on the streets

Thanks to your generous donations we have been able to help some of the most vulnerable children in England today.

Safe in the city: A Children's Society project

Every day we see children in danger from violence and abuse – either on the streets or at home.

Emily Thornberry MP opens The Children's Society first central London shop

The shop is the perfect place to hunt for basics and be inspired by unusual pieces.

Big Lottery support for young runaways in Greater Manchester

We are elated that The Children’s Society was successful in securing the funding and look forward to working in partnership with BIG.

The Children's Society welcomes new vetting and barring scheme

We look forward to working with the government to ensure that the application of the scheme puts child welfare and safeguarding at the forefront.

Family Business Consultation Event, 15-16 February 2011

From the 15 – 16 February, we will be holding a consultation at St George's House to discuss the role of the family in society.

Bob Reitemeier's response to the governments proposals at targeting anti-social behaviour

This is a missed opportunity to adopt a more effective approach for dealing with children and young people who are deemed to be anti-social.

Oxfam destitution report: The Children's Society's response

The Children's Society welcomes today’s report published on the strategies used by refused asylum seekers to cope with destitution in the UK.

140,000 children across the UK 'forgotten and let down'

Survey reveals parental alcohol or substance abuse is single biggest reason
why grandparents are raising their grandchildren.