Latest Press Releases

Tougher rules aimed at cutting school uniform costs welcomed

But legally binding guidance must be enforced across country, says The Children's Society

Decision to drop tax credit cuts 'welcome' - but families still struggling

The Children's Society responds to the Chancellor’s Spending Review.

Diane-Louise Jordan lights the way for vulnerable children this Christmas

25 Nov 2015

Diane-Louise Jordan supports Christingle

Majority of child victims of abuse are suffering in silence

Responding to the Children’s Commissioner’s report on child sexual abuse, Matthew Reed, Chief Executive of The Children’s Society, said:

Gospel sensation raises her voice for vulnerable children

17 Nov 2015

MOBO-Award winning gospel singer, Lurine Cato sings with J's Dance Factory

Shocking video reveals child sex exploitation realities

11 Nov 2015

Our new video the horrific crime of child sexual exploitation to raise funds crucial to our being able to help these children and keep more safe. (This is a joint media release with VCCPme.)

Free online screening of Hampstead Theatre’s hard-hitting exploitation play Firebird

6 Nov 2015

Hampstead Theatre’s powerful and highly-praised play – Firebird – about the sexual exploitation of a teenage girl is being given a free online showing on the Time Out website

The Children’s Society appoints a new Director of Fundraising and Supporter Engagement

4 Nov 2015

The Children's Society has appointed Joe Jenkins to its executive team as Director of Fundraising and Supporter Engagement.

Fear is stopping huge numbers of 16 and 17 year olds from reporting sex crimes

4 Nov 2015

Our new report has found that an estimated 50,000 girls in England and Wales have been victims of child sexual exploitation crimes but only 4,900 cases have been recorded by the police.

Children forced to wait months for mental health treatment

A new report by The Children's Society finds that too many young people are struggling to access the support they need to overcome mental health problems.