Latest Press Releases

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

Leicestershire MP backs charity's work for disadvantaged children

31 Jan 2013

Andrew Bridgen, MP for North West Leicestershire visited The Chidlren's Society's Ashby de la Zouch store in Market Street.

Statement on the vote for welfare benefits up-rating bill

'This bill will punish millions of children and families already struggling to make ends meet.'

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