Children will be left hungry and homeless if support for refused asylum seekers is cut

Government plans to cut critical support for families denied asylum is a direct - and potentially devastating - assault on vulnerable children’s lives.

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Change the law to protect 16 and 17 year olds from abuse, harm and neglect. 

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Change the law to protect 16 and 17 year olds from abuse, harm and neglect. 

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Read our impact report

Our impact report sets out the positive changes we’ve made to the lives of vulnerable children across the UK.

The most rewarding experience I've had

Children in care often lack consistent adult support, leaving them vulnerable to further neglect or abuse, but our volunteer independent visitor scheme matches a trained adult with a child in care

Cuts will push children fleeing violence even deeper into poverty

The Children’s Society responds to the Government’s decision to cut support for families seeking asylum.

Thousands of children cut off from justice

Our new report reveals that since removing legal aid access for immigration cases, many children are being forced to resolve their immigration issues on their own or are avoiding the issues altogether.