Latest Press Releases

Call for stronger government lead on child sexual exploitation

We have called on the government to set out how they will

Children's Society welcomes increased public support for benefits

We have welcomed a fall in negative attitudes to benefit claimants

Campaign to tackle child sexual exploitation launched

We have launched a campaign with the NWG Network to tackle child sexual exploitation in the hospitality industry

Swingeing cuts and barriers block families from using children’s centres

5 Sep 2013

Breaking Barriers looks into the multitude of barriers stopping disadvantaged families from using children's centres.

Response to National Audit Office warning on Universal Credit

Before further steps are taken it is critical proper testing is carried out on how new system will affect children and families.

Response to introduction of childcare support for low-income families

Welcome new childcare for low-income families will help move children out of poverty

Councils failing to carry out safety checks on runaway children

Councils are putting children at risk by failing to carry out proper checks on runaway children once they return

'For far too many families a move into work is not a move out of poverty'

Our response to new Office of National Statistics figures on children in working households

First steps to a better start for vulnerable 0-3 year olds in London

20 Aug 2013

A project in London has been awarded £398,200 from the Big Lottery Fund

First steps to a better start for vulnerable 0-3 year olds in Greater Manchester

20 Aug 2013

The Children's Society in Greater Manchester has been awarded £399,000 from The Big Lottery Fund