Latest Press Releases

Our response to Department for Education's special educational needs and disability plans

15 May 2012

Responding to the Department for Education's plans set out in 'Support and aspiration: A new approach to special educational needs and disability'

Ministers give evidence to children missing from care inquiry

9 May 2012

Ministers give evidence to children missing from care inquiry in same week as men jailed for sex grooming crimes.

The Children's Society response to the Queen's speech

9 May 2012

The Children’s Society's Campaign for Childhood Director Elaine Hindal said:

Children missing from care

23 Apr 2012

All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Runaway and Missing Children and Adults

Peckham man running London Marathon twice to support our work

'I am running as a "thank you" for the support ... when I was adopted and when tracing my birth mum 37 years later.'

More than a million poor children miss out on free school meals

19 Apr 2012

More than half of all school children living in poverty - 1.2 million - are missing out on free school meals.

Our response to the Missing Persons Bureau's latest report

17 Apr 2012

'More must be done to capture the true scale of the problem', says Lily Carter, Director of Campaigns

Recruitment agency donates Easter eggs to disadvantaged children

The Huntress Group recruitment agency donated a small mountain of more than 200 chocolate Easter eggs to young people.

UK asylum system forces thousands of children to live in severe poverty

Low levels of support leave around 10,000 children in severe poverty for long periods, our analysis shows.

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.