Latest Press Releases

Four in ten disabled children are living in poverty

7 Oct 2011

Four in ten disabled children in the UK - a staggering 320,000 - are living in poverty, reveals a new report by The Children’s Society.

Bob Reitemeier prepares to say goodbye after a decade at the helm

Our Chief Executive will leave The Children's Society after a decade of championing improvements for the lives of children.

Disabled children and young people missing out on vital advocacy services

26 Sep 2011

Advocacy for disabled children and young people can lead to considerable improvements for them and their families, yet many are missing out on vital support.

Comment from The Children's Society on Nick Clegg's proposal

21 Sep 2011

Comment from The Children's Society on Nick Clegg's proposal to give up to 100,000 children the chance to attend a two-week summer school.

Statement by Bob Reitemeier in response to the Unicef well-being report

14 Sep 2011

'While the Unicef report into children’s well-being highlights some critical issues, The Children’s Society believes it could have gone even further'

More than 200,000 children to be biggest “losers” of Benefit Cap

12 Sep 2011

More than 200,000 children to be biggest “losers” of Benefit Cap

Hand in Hand - our featured programme

This month Hand in Hand, our programme in Keighley that supports young runaways, is our Featured programme.

Iain Archer holds exclusive gig for The Children’s Society at Greenbelt

Irish singer-songwriter Iain Archer held an exclusive gig in support of The Children’s Society at the Greenbelt festival.

6,000 children will be left to fend for themselves in the legal aid cuts

6 Sep 2011

The Children’s Society has expressed serious concerns about the impact of the cuts to legal aid to thousands of children.

Young carers and their disabled parents set to lose out on thousands of pounds

Tens of thousands of young carers and their families face losing more than £3,500 a year

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