Nine homes by the age of nine – housing instability marks lives of children in poverty

The stress and uncertainty of repeatedly packing up their lives and moving home is becoming a worryingly normal part of life for some children growing up in poverty, a new report from The Children’s Society has found.

Our Step and Connect web launch

Youth Champion, Kieran Gibbons, introduces the launch of our new Step and Connect webpage – aimed at improving the health and well-being of young people with special educational needs and disabilities

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#CSEDay17 - Raising awareness across the country

This CSE awareness day we are out in the communities we work in, talking about child sexual exploitation (CSE), our work in this area and how to spot the signs

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Bigging up the bill

Today we launched Big up the Bill, a young person’s led campaign to help police work better with young people

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Four million children affected by poverty

The Children's Society's response to official statistics showing 30% of children are now living in poverty.

Supporters share personal experiences of being in debt

We asked our supporters to share their personal experiences of problem debt and how a breathing space could have helped them

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Budget 2017: As family budgets are squeezed, problem debt rises

We look at the impact of the budget announcement on low-income families

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600,000 families spending more on repaying problem debts than on food

Over 620,000 families in England and Wales are spending more on overdue bills than on food, new research published today by The Children’s Society has found.

Time to exhale?

Political momentum is building around the need for a statutory breathing space to support children and their families in debt

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