Latest Press Releases

Playing outdoors is voted the fondest childhood memory

23 Jun 2014

To mark the launch of our Big Summer Do fundraising campaign, we asked the public to tell us their fondest childhood memory

Government needs to do much more to meet target to end child poverty

9 Jun 2014

Poverty tsar warns child poverty strategy won't meet 2020 target-- our response

Government measures need more focus on vulnerable children

4 Jun 2014

The measures announced in the Queen's Speech should have a greater focus on vulnerable chlidren

Expert panel seeks views of Birmingham children

2 Jun 2014

The Birmingham Commission for Children is inviting young people to give their views on how Birmingham children can be given a better start in life.

Charity boss rings the till for Volunteers’ Week

30 May 2014

The Children’s Society is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Volunteers’ Week by promoting the many actions people can take to make a difference.

New post to drive new business and front-line service excellence

23 May 2014

Announcing The Children's Society's new Chief Operating Officer Val Floy.

Ground-breaking schools programme helps young carers get crucial support

15 May 2014

New scheme will make young carers more visible and help them flourish

Report reveals debt's true damage to children, families

7 May 2014

Our new report, created with StepChange, reveals the devestating impact that problem debt is having on children

Report echoes that hunger is a 'brutal reality' for families, children

16 Apr 2014

Response to Trussell Trust report on food bank use and hunger

Government urgently needs to protect young asylum seekers leaving care

9 Apr 2014

The Children’s Society's response to the Office of the Children’s Commissioner’s report on unaccompanied children refused asylum