Carers Week: 7 facts you might not know about young carers

Carers Week is an opportunity to recognise and raise awareness of all the young people who take time out of their childhood to care for a friend or family member.

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#BlackLivesMatter: fighting racism wherever we find it is the only way forward

Too many people in our BAME communities experience injustice, racism and prejudice. We must be committed to fighting racism wherever we find it.

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Celebrating Volunteers Week with one of our longest serving volunteers

To celebrate Volunteers Week 2020, we caught up with Phil Holland, a 92 year old volunteer who has been helping us for over 60 years.

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Volunteers Week: helping young people make little changes

This Volunteers Week, befriender Helen tells us how she loves spending time with young people...but avoids dancing.

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Years of cuts leaves councils unable to help families in crisis

The Children's Society claim long term and sustained cuts to local emergency support schemes are leaving families, especially those affected by the coronavirus, with nowhere to turn in a financial crisis.

The need for local welfare assistance has never been greater

We have joined with other charities to ask the Government to provide councils with much needed funding for local welfare assistance.

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The Children’s Society responds to the Boris Johnson's questions about no recourse to public funds

Mark Russell, Chief Executive of The Children’s Society said:

“Thank you to the Prime Minister asking the crucial question – why aren’t hardworking people who have leave to remain in this country eligible for crucial support like Universal Credit? People who work hard for our country should have access to support of one kind or another during these difficult times, which is why we are calling for a suspension to the NRPF condition. 

International Missing Children's Day and Covid-19

During Covid-19, there is concern that children are going missing for longer periods of time and are more at risk of harm, abuse and exploitation.

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