Latest Press Releases

Our statement on destitution among asylum-seeking, migrant children

28 Jun 2012

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

25 Jun 2012

'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

25 Jun 2012

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

Join us for Refugee Week 2012

18 Jun 2012

This year's Refugee Week focuses on contributions refugees have made to British sport and this year's Olympics

Care system placing children in danger, parliamentary inquiry finds

17 Jun 2012

MPs and Peers call for urgent investigation into children’s homes

Children's art competition winner presents book to the Queen

15 Jun 2012

Art competition hosted by the Stamford Committee raised funds for our work with vulnerable young people.

Our response to today's poverty statistics: Progress likely to reverse

14 Jun 2012

Progress on reducing poverty 'is likely to be reversed by the government's drastic cuts to support and services for the country’s most vulnerable families'

Our response to Eric Pickles’ announcement on so-called 'troubled' families

11 Jun 2012

While the government is focusing efforts on 120,000 vulnerable families, our Chief Executive points out that those efforts don't offset cuts to needed services.