Latest Press Releases

Poor teenagers more likely to feel like a failure than wealthier classmates – new report

30 Mar 2016

Rise in child poverty could lead to increase in mental health problems, The Children’s Society warns.

'Cases like this illustrate how children are so vulnerable to grooming, manipulation and abuse'

24 Mar 2016

Our response to footballer Adam Johnson's sentencing

Festival helps boost support for care leavers

18 Mar 2016

Nearly 200 guests turned out to help make The Children’s Society’s North West Care Leavers Festival a huge success.

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.


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