Latest Press Releases

NHS staff across the country vital to stamping out child sexual abuse

20 Jul 2016

The Children’s Society and Department of Health launch new, free resource to support 750,000 staff across the NHS to recognise the signs of child sexual abuse or exploitation.

Vulnerable children must be at the heart of any social care reform

13 Jul 2016

Response to the Education Committee’s report on reform in children’s social work.

Campaign leads to new pledge for children in care

1 Jul 2016

Boost for vulnerable young people in Greater Manchester thanks to local campaign by The Children's Society.

Plan to fight child poverty in Birmingham launched by independent Commission

A new report from the Birmingham Child Poverty Commission, chaired by The Children's Society's Chief Executive Matthew Reed, provides recommendations aimed at reducing child poverty in the city.

'Truly dreadful' poverty rise must prompt Government action

28 Jun 2016

Our response to official figures showing 200,000 more children are now living in poverty.

The Children's Society comments on Ellie Butler case

21 Jun 2016

Sad and shocking abuse case of Ellie Butler raises many issues about child protection and the necessary steps that must be taken to prevent vulnerable children from experiencing harm.

Scrap 'dangerous' police recording system for missing children

26 May 2016

At least 10,000 children a year could be at ‘terrible risk’ because they receive no active police response when they go missing, according a parliamentary inquiry published today.

Children fleeing violence must get help they need

4 May 2016

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'

28 Apr 2016

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

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