Latest Press Releases

Young people in Rochdale to unveil artwork to the public

15 Feb 2013

Young people from The Children's Society in Rochdale will unveil a special piece of artwork which represents their views of living in care.

Thousands call for free school meals for all children in poverty

We have handed 90,000 signatures into 10 Downing Street calling for free school meals for children in poverty

Single parents singled out in welfare reform

The Children's Society and Gingerbread warn of impact of Universal Credit on single parent families

Concerning Ofsted's report on children missing from care

A report from Ofsted calls for local leadership to protect runaways

Lance Corporal to run more than 280km for vulnerable children

11 Feb 2013

Lance Corporal faces challenge of a lifetime, running five marathons this year for vulnerable children

Comment on the children's minister's speech on vulnerable children

The government has set out some positive steps towards protecting vulnerable children

Research exposes lack of chances for disabled young people to participate

5 Feb 2013

Disabled young people are being denied the right to have a say about the services they use and rely on everyday

Response to work and pensions secretary speech on child poverty:

The Children's Society's response to Iain Duncan Smith's speech on child poverty.

Our response to the government’s announcement about childcare

29 Jan 2013

Many parents already facing significant cuts to the support they receive will find it even harder to access affordable, high quality childcare.

Woeful asylum support pushes children and families into destitution

Alarmingly low levels of asylum support are forcing thousands of children and their families seeking safety in the UK into severe poverty

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