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PM’s help for refugee Syrian children welcome but more support needed

The Prime Minister's decision to bring more children and families fleeing Syria to the UK over the next five years is welcome — but long overdue.

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Response to UK Government's decision to welcome more Syrian refugees

Matthew Reed, Chief Executive of The Children’s Society's responds to the UK Government’s decision to welcome more Syrian refugees

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Vulnerable children on their own in UK are being left in legal limbo

New report reveals the Government is failing to provide thousands of vulnerable children who come to the UK on their own with the long-term measures crucial to their well-being.

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Tell the Government to keep supporting children who have fled war and persecution.

Seriously Awkward: Developing emotionally through adolescence

Young people are facing a number of challenges accessing mental health services, particularly 16 and 17 year olds.

Councils must tackle ‘poverty of well-being’ for children in care

Findings from our Good Childhood Report show children not living with their family have much lower well-being than their peers.

Seriously Awkward: Jemma's story

Jemma became suicidal after being exploited and turning to substance abuse. A social worker helped her back into education.