Latest Press Releases

Historic change in law signals new era for young carers

8 Oct 2013

A landmark change in the law signals the start of a new era of support for 160,000 children in England caring for their parents, siblings and family members.

Campaign launches to give voice to people supported by benefits

We have teamed up with more than seventy charities to give a voice to millions supported by benefits

Victory for Fair and Square with huge free school meal boost

The government has announced that 1.4 million more children will get free school meals

Children's homes transparency will help vulnerable children

We have welcomed the government's publication of data on children's homes

Too many trafficked children left without support, report finds

Our joint report with Refugee Council reveals that many trafficked children are not being adequately protected by the agencies that are supposed to help

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.

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