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New report reveals how Universal Credit changes will hit disabled hardest

Tens of thousands of disabled adults and children will be much worse off as a result of welfare reform changes.

New charter to protect runaways, missing children from harm and exploitation

We are launching the Runaways Charter, a clear code for agencies with a duty to protect children who run away or go missing from home and care.

Joint report warns of dramatic rise in disadvantaged children and families

We are joining Action for Children and NSPCC to warn of a dramatic rise in disadvantaged children and families

Regarding the government response to young people who run away from care

Our Chief Executive says: 'Today’s speedy government response is very encouraging and sets out a comprehensive plan'.

Young carers celebrate £1m lottery grant project launch, smash record

More than 1000 young carers attempted to smash a world record as they celebrated the launch of the new Young Carers in Focus programme.

'Any Questions?' focuses on young carers, economic issues

BBC Radio 4's 'Any Questions?' was broadcast live from our Young Carers Festival last night

Our statement on destitution among asylum-seeking, migrant children

We welcome the Education Select Committee’s decision to examine the issue of destitution among migrant and asylum-seeking children

Parental ill-health tops poll of childhood worries

29 Jun 2012

Parental ill-health was the top childhood worry of adults across the country, reveals a poll by The Children’s Society.

Bishop of Aston to visit the our pop-up shop in Sutton Coldfield

25 Jun 2012

The Bishop of Aston The Rt Revd Andrew Watson will be visiting The Children’s Society’s pop-up shop at The Mall Sutton Coldfield on Saturday, 30 June 2012.

Tell us about your free school meals

26 Jun 2012

Join our Fair and Square campaign. Please contact us if you already receive free school meals, or are not entitled to get free school meals.

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