Latest Press Releases

Children believe Santa was born on Christmas Day

Over one in 10 children believes 25 December marks Santa Claus’s birthday

Overwhelming demand to tackle poverty in Manchester

19 Nov 2013

As we launch a major new initiative in the region, survey reveals huge demand for help to tackle deep-seated social issues affecting Greater Manchester.

House of Lords support change in law for young carers

19 Nov 2013

The House of Lords support a landmark change to the Children and Families Bill.

Matthew Reed welcomes Barnardo’s new chief executive

Matthew Reed, our Chief Executive, welcomes Javed Khan's appointment

Response to Public Accounts Committee report on Universal Credit

Universal Credit must be tested on children and families before it's rolled out nationally.

Response: Asylum system needs key shift to protect children fleeing danger

Asylum system needs a fundamental shift if children fleeing danger are to be protected

Our response to harsher penalties for trafficking

We have welcomed the government's announcement on harsh penalties for traffickers

The Children's Society's response to the Child Poverty and Social Mobility Commission’s report

'Much more needs to be done to help hard working families who are struggling on low incomes'

New guidance on prosecuting abuse welcomed

New guidance on prosecuting child sexual abuse will help keep children safe

The Children’s Society invests in volunteers and puts them top of its agenda

15 Oct 2013

The Children's Society has achieved the Investing in Volunteers Quality Standard