Latest Press Releases

Local children's champion honoured by the Queen

Pauline Geraghty, who helps runaway children in Lancashire with The Children's Society, was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

The Children's Society gains international accolade

6 Jun 2011

The Children's Society’s Archive has been added to the UNESCO UK Memory of the World Register.

Statement about commercialisation of childhood review

6 Jun 2011

Statement by The Children’s Society about the Reg Bailey review into commercialisation of childhood.

New free online resource helps children talk openly about parents' drinking problems

24 May 2011

Research shows that around 2.6 million children in the UK are living with parents who are drinking hazardously and 705,000 are living with dependent drinkers.

Child poverty falls but we still have concerns

The new Household Below Average Income figures out today bring the welcome news that in the heart of the recession, child poverty fell.

It's good to talk - and even better take action

With Ecclesiastical Insurance, we have launched a new initiative that provides money to local community projects.

New research reveals renewed child detention fears

New research published by The Children's Society warns of the on-going dangers of detaining children.

The OutCry! partnership has come to an end

The funding for the OutCry! partnership came to an end last month but we will continue to campaign for the commitment to end child detention to be fulfilled

Munro reforms must be implemented in full with appropriate resources

Our Chief Executive comments on today’s official review of England's child protection system by Professor Eileen Munro.

Prime Minister visits The Children's Society project

David Cameron visited one of our projects last week

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