Latest Press Releases

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

9 Mar 2016

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

Stars come out for Firebird’s royal reception and West End debut

A host of stars came out to support a royal reception held by The Children’s Society to mark the launch of Firebird, which made its West End debut at the Trafalgar Studios in London this month, in association with the charity.

Lack of early support is putting thousands of young carers at risk

24 Feb 2016

Schools and local authorities are failing to provide potentially thousands of young carers with the early support they need and instead wait to act when their problems reach crisis point, our new report reveals.

Millions of children face benefits freeze

23 Feb 2016

Our briefing reveals the collective impact of a range of welfare, tax and benefit measures announced by Government.

More mental health funding urgently needed to help vulnerable children

15 Feb 2016

Response to the independent Mental Health Taskforce commissioned by the NHS

Thousands of young carers helped by new partnership between Henley Festival and The Children’s Society

9 Feb 2016

Leading charity-based Henley Festival signed new partnership with The Children's Society to offer vital support to thousands of young carers

Immigration Bill puts vulnerable children at risk

Statement on the House of Lords debating changes to migrant young people's rights to support


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