Latest Press Releases

Local business donates new van to our shop in Chorley

Wigan-based industrial services company Ainscough Vanguard donated over £16,000 for the purchase of a new van to our charity shops in the northwest.

Auction winners get 'star treatment' on London's West End

Winners of one of our Christmas auctions watched the musical Legally Blonde then met the show's star for drinks and conversation.

Our statement regarding today's Legal Aid vote

'Members of the House of Lords have shown their commitment to protecting the rights of up to 6,000 children.'

Our response to the Riots Communities and Victims Panel report

'It is of little surprise that this independent report has pointed to factors like lack of opportunities for young people as causes behind last summer’s riots.'

Budget response by The Children's Society

21 Mar 2012

This budget has fallen a long way short of putting vital pounds into the pockets of low-income families

Parliamentary group launches inquiry into children who go missing from care

16 Mar 2012

We've launched an inquiry into support provided for children who go missing from care.

Statement in response to the government’s social justice strategy

13 Mar 2012

The government is absolutely right to commit to do more to support the most disadvantaged children and families, says our Policy Director.

Full text of our letter voicing concerns about changes to legal aid

Full text of the letter we and five other major children’s charities have issued to voice concerns about proposed changes to legal aid.

Charities voice concerns that legal changes will harm children

In a joint letter, we are among six children's charities to voice concerns that young people will be denied access to justice in proposed changes to legal aid.

Response to government's concession for legal aid affecting children

1 Mar 2012

Statement from The Children's Society in response to government's concession for legal aid affecting children.

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