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Charities voice concerns that legal changes will harm children

In a joint letter, we are among six children's charities to voice concerns that young people will be denied access to justice in proposed changes to legal aid.

Response to government's concession for legal aid affecting children

Statement from The Children's Society in response to government's concession for legal aid affecting children.

Report: Shocking destitution among asylum-seeking and migrant children

'I don't feel human' reveals alarming levels of destitution among refugee, asylum-seeking and migrant children and young people.

The Children’s Society appoints new Chief Executive

14 Feb 2012

The Children’s Society is delighted to announce the appointment of Matthew Reed as its new Chief Executive

Meet one of our youngest superstar fundraisers

Well done to seven-year-old Joe Walters, who did a sponsored horse-ride to raise money for The Children's Society.

A special gift from across the sea...

How a supporter who had been helped by The Children's Society left us money in his Will, and how you can too. Find out more about Free Wills Month.

Statement in response to the welfare reform bill vote in the House of Commons

'The government has today made life more difficult for some of the poorest and most vulnerable children in the country.'

Lords reject proposed cuts to support for disabled children in Welfare Reform Bill

Statement in response to the Government’s defeat in the House of Lords, regarding proposed cuts to support for disabled children in the Welfare Reform Bill

Lords reject proposed benefit cap in welfare reform bill: Our response

23 Jan 2012

'The Lords have stood up to the government and sent a clear message in support of children up and down the country.'

Outgoing Communication Champion publishes final report

18 Jan 2012

The Children's Society urges Government to implement the recommendations of the outgoing Communications Champion