Latest Press Releases

New report reveals how Universal Credit changes will hit disabled hardest

11 Jul 2012

Tens of thousands of disabled adults and children will be much worse off as a result of welfare reform changes.

New charter to protect runaways, missing children from harm and exploitation

9 Jul 2012

We are launching the Runaways Charter, a clear code for agencies with a duty to protect children who run away or go missing from home and care.

Joint report warns of dramatic rise in disadvantaged children and families

We are joining Action for Children and NSPCC to warn of a dramatic rise in disadvantaged children and families

Regarding the government response to young people who run away from care

Our Chief Executive says: 'Today’s speedy government response is very encouraging and sets out a comprehensive plan'.

Young carers celebrate £1m lottery grant project launch, smash record

More than 1000 young carers attempted to smash a world record as they celebrated the launch of the new Young Carers in Focus programme.

Our statement on destitution among asylum-seeking, migrant children

We welcome the Education Select Committee’s decision to examine the issue of destitution among migrant and asylum-seeking children

Parental ill-health tops poll of childhood worries

29 Jun 2012

Parental ill-health was the top childhood worry of adults across the country, reveals a poll by The Children’s Society.

Bishop of Aston to visit the our pop-up shop in Sutton Coldfield

25 Jun 2012

The Bishop of Aston The Rt Revd Andrew Watson will be visiting The Children’s Society’s pop-up shop at The Mall Sutton Coldfield on Saturday, 30 June 2012.

Our response to the prime minister's speech on welfare proposals

'Children are the hidden victims of the government’s massive reductions in benefit support.'

Our Portage and Befriending service in Hove celebrates its 30th anniversary

This Saturday our programme will mark 30 years working with disabled children and their families in the Brighton area.

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