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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

Government must protect all vulnerable families

Response to Government announcement on restrictions to child tax credits in the Welfare Reform and Work BIll

Long-term help vital for children seeking safety in the UK

The Children's Society's response to the Government's announcement on unaccompanied children

Chanel 5 historian Dan Jones

Historian Dan Jones returns home to talk in aid of The Children's Society

21 Jan 2016

Chanel 5 historian Dan Jones supports his family, who are trekking The Great Wall of China for The Children's Society