Latest Press Releases

The Children's Society launches new guide for parents and carers of young runaways

8 Mar 2013

A new guide to help parents and the carers of children, who may be at risk of running away from home, is being launched by The Children’s Society.

Hundreds of thousands of children lack free school meals

Our new analysis reveals huge numbers of children in poverty throughout the country are missing out on free school meals.

Concerning the CPS announcement on tackling child sexual abuse

Matthew Reed, Chief Executive of the The Children’s Society, responds to the announcement on tackling child sexual abuse

Bishop of Truro calls on churches to help vulnerable children

4 Mar 2013

The Bishop of Truro is calling on churches to support The Children’s Society’s partnership with Traidcraft to help tackle child poverty and neglect.

Young carers celebrate as minister announces £1.2m funding boost

27 Feb 2013

Young carers from across England are celebrating news of a £1.2 million funding boost to improve local support for young carers and their families.

On home affairs select committee inquiry into asylum

Statement on launch of inquiry into asylum support

Our statement on figures revealing the scale of child poverty in the UK

'The End Child Poverty campaign map reveals the truly shocking scale of child poverty in the UK today'

Concerning the Anti-social Behaviour Bill

We have responded to the Home Affairs Committee's report on the Anti-social Behaviour Bill

Young people in Rochdale to unveil artwork to the public

15 Feb 2013

Young people from The Children's Society in Rochdale will unveil a special piece of artwork which represents their views of living in care.

Thousands call for free school meals for all children in poverty

We have handed 90,000 signatures into 10 Downing Street calling for free school meals for children in poverty


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