Latest Press Releases

Welfare reform set to cut £50 million in support for young carers

13 Dec 2011

Young carers and their families face losing £50 million a year under proposed welfare reforms, new analysis by The Children’s Society reveals

Local celebrity to launch Christmas tree festival in Mucklestone

Local celebrity, Nick Hancock, will open a Christmas tree festival in Mucklestone on Sunday 18 December 2011.

New strategy 'shines a light' on missing children

5 Dec 2011

The Children’s Society comments on the government’s Missing children and adults strategy, published today, 5 December

Archbishop - national safety net needed to help society’s 'forgotten' young runaways

1 Dec 2011

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, paid a visit to our Safe In The City project in Birmingham.

Brits prefer pews to panto at Christmas

1 Dec 2011

Two-fifths of adults celebrate Christmas by going to church or attending a Christmas carol service.

Low-income working families hardest hit by soaring inflation and benefits shake-up

24 Nov 2011

Low-income working families and their children face being pushed into greater hardship by soaring inflation and a proposed benefits shake-up

The Children's Society welcomes new interim chief executive

18 Nov 2011

The Children’s Society has appointed a new interim Chief Executive.

Child runaways in significant danger as professionals fail to step in

The first comprehensive picture of runaways under age 16 for six years, shows that the .

Children ‘take over’ policy jobs at The Children’s Society HQ!

11 Nov 2011

Children and young people from The Children’s Society projects in London will be taking over the policy and public affairs team on Friday 11 November.

'Materially deprived children' unhappier than peers

7 Nov 2011

Materially deprived children are five times more likely to be unhappy than their peers, new research published by The Children’s Society reveals

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