Latest news

For information on what’s happening across our organisation and for our opinions on policies of the day read our latest news.
01 August 2013
Melissa, a 16-year-old young carer, talks about her caring responsibilities and what it means to be a Young Carers in Focus Champion
25 July 2013
'The Archbishop of Canterbury should be applauded for taking such a bold stance to tackle the scourge of high cost payday loan companies'
22 July 2013
We welcome the prime minister's proposals but more must be done
22 July 2013
Based on more than 42,000 young people's opinions, our new report finds teenagers face particularly low well-being
young girl looking directly at viewer
18 July 2013
Our new report reveals that struggling families can face added difficulties because of reductions in emergency support
17 July 2013
We have commented on the publication of a report showing links between running away and child sexual exploitation
16 July 2013
Widening access to affordable childcare plays crucial role in reducing child poverty
15 July 2013
Benefit cap - more children lose out than adults
12 July 2013
'It is crucial (the government) put plans in place to provide a free school meal for every child in poverty.'
05 July 2013
'I am honoured to have been invited to be President of The Children’s Society'