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Campaign to exempt care-leavers from council tax wins impact award

23 Nov 2017

The Children's Society wins award for care leavers campaign

The Children's Society Budget comment: Universal credit, children's services, children's mental health

22 Nov 2017

The Children's Society comments on the chancellor's Budget

‘Crippling’ funding cuts leave councils with no option but to help only children in crisis

The Children's Society, Action for Children and the National Children's Bureau warn ‘crippling’ central government saving targets have left councils with no option but to close services designed to spot signs of neglect and abuse early.

Parental alcohol abuse damaging the lives of 700,000 teenagers

Parents’ alcohol abuse is damaging the lives of an estimated 700,000 teenagers across the UK, according to new research from The Children’s Society.

Our response to the Institute for Fiscal Studies report, how it affects child poverty

2 Nov 2017

Figures show that child poverty in this country is getting worse and more and more families are paying the price for punishing government policy

Response: Government’s safeguarding strategy on unaccompanied asylum seeking children

1 Nov 2017

We welcomes the new strategy as a positive step forward in granting vulnerable young people the support they need

The Children's Society responds to the CQC review of children's mental health services

27 Oct 2017

Vulnerable children in desperate need of help are being let down by mental health services.

The Children's Society responds to the government's announcement of a 'breathing space' for people in problem debt

24 Oct 2017

The Children's Society has been campaigning since 2014 for people in problem debt to be given a 'breathing space' to get their finances in order.

The Children’s Society appoints new Director of Children and Young People’s Services

18 Oct 2017

The Children’s Society has appointed Dara de Burca, currently Director of Services at CLIC Sargent, as its new Director of Children and Young People.

Call for urgent investment in early help as more children are taken into care

The Children's Society responds to figures showing more than 72,000 children are now in care