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Children fleeing violence must get help they need

Our response to the Government's announcement that it will bring child refugees from Europe to the UK

Children in care 'let down by overstretched mental health services'

The Children's Society responds to the House of Commons Education Committee's report into the mental health of vulnerable young people.

Immigration Bill leave could leave vulnerable children facing homelessness

A new report from The Children's Society warns that vulnerable children could be left at risk if support for destitute migrant families is further restricted

Poor teenagers more likely to feel like a failure than wealthier classmates – new report

Rise in child poverty could lead to increase in mental health problems, The Children’s Society warns.

Festival helps boost support for care leavers

Nearly 200 guests turned out to help make The Children’s Society’s North West Care Leavers Festival a huge success.

Budget fails the next generation

The Children's Society's response to the budget

Urgent action needed to protect London’s runaway children from sexual exploitation

Our new report shows police in London are receiving 70 reports a day of children going missing from home.

Mumsnet gives support to urgent Seriously Awkward campaign

15 Mar 2016

We're proud that Mumsnet, one of the UK’s most popular parenting and blogging networks, is asking parents and bloggers to help us secure urgent change for sexually exploited teenagers as MPs consider laws in Parliament.

Government spending on early support for children slashed by 71%

Money for early intervention slashed despite successive governments stating their commitment to these programmes


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