Latest Press Releases

Universal credit to leave 100,000 poorest families in lurch over childcare

9 Sep 2012

One hundred thousand of the country’s poorest working families will be hit hardest when new childcare measures come into effect.

A year after the riots - Young voices speak out

Young people are still stigmatised as a result of the riots that struck towns and cities across England a year ago today, our Young Voices project reports.

Professionals in Greenwich meet, pledge support for runaways

In Greenwich we held a workshop to raise awareness of issues linked to children who run away from home and care

Statement in response to Louise Casey’s report on ‘troubled’ families

17 Jul 2012

'It is vital that we do not lay blame for this country's issues solely at the doors of parents'

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

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