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Court of Appeal ruling safeguards rights for young people leaving care

13 Oct 2010

The Children's Society today welcomes a legal ruling that clarifies the duty of local authorities to provide accommodation for young people leaving care at the age of 18 where their welfare require

Experiences of children in care highlighted by BBC Panorama documentary

11 Oct 2010

'Kids in Care' highlights experiences of children in care as the government talks of the role of the 'big society'

The Children's Society's comment on the up-coming comprehensive spending review

4 Oct 2010

The Children's Society today implores the coalition government to take seriously the needs of society’s most vulnerable when they announce the comprehensive spending review.

A Festival of Childhood

23 Sep 2010

On 23 September we held our annual event A Festival of Childhood at Leicester Cathedral.

Coalition Government must seize opportunity to establish powerful and independent Office of Children's Rights Commissioner

20 Sep 2010

The Children's Society, as part of a coalition led by The Children’s Rights Alliance for England (CRAE), is today calling on the Government to maintain and enhance the good work done by The Childre

Outcry! concern about government wavering on child detention pledge

16 Sep 2010

In the same week that Medical Justice released a report documenting further the damaging effect

Remember A Charity Week

13 Sep 2010

The Children's Society is pleased to be involved with the UK's largest cross charity campaign, Remember A Charity Week, 13-19 September.

Outcry! response to Medical Justice Report

10 Sep 2010

Penny Nicholls, Director for Children and Young People at The Children's Society and Sarah Campbell, Research and Policy Manager for Bail for Immigration Detainees said:

The search is on for Britain’s Kindest Kid

1 Sep 2010

Do you know someone aged between 5 and 16 who has volunteered, raised money for a charity, done something to improve the local area or shown real kindness by caring for, or helping others?

The Children's Society’s Unity Project, Partington, set to close

24 Aug 2010

It is with deep regret that The Children's Society is announcing the closure of the Unity Project, Partington.