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Sunday People appeal for Barnardos: Care Leavers

20 Dec 2014

You can read moving story of how we are making Christmas a happier time for children with a parent in prison the Sunday People today. The painful stories are part of the Sunday People Appeal for Barnardo’s, which the paper is running until the New Year.

“I never had a normal childhood” – young people speak about having a dad in prison

19 Dec 2014

Young people speak on BBC Radio 1 about life with a parent in prison.

Care leavers 'set up to fail' at independent living- Barnardo's report

19 Dec 2014

Young people leaving the care system are effectively set up to fail when living independently in local authority accommodation and this could ultimately end up costing the taxpayer more, Barnardo’s research reveals today.

Local budget cuts risk leaving poor without lifeline services

18 Dec 2014

Today the local Government Minister announced that English councils will face cuts of up 6.4% in their overall spending power (1). In response Barnardo’s is urging local authorities to prioritise the welfare of children in local services, by sharing budgets & working in innovative partnership with charities and other service providers.

Barnardo's response to CJJI report

18 Dec 2014

In response to the Criminal Justice Joint Inspection report: ‘Achieving Best Evidence in Child Sexual Abuse Cases,’ Barnardo’s CEO Javed Khan said:

Sunday People appeal for Barnardos: Children with a parent in prison

13 Dec 2014

You can read moving story of how we are making Christmas a happier time for children with a parent in prison the Sunday People today. The painful stories are part of the Sunday People Appeal for Barnardo’s, which the paper is running until the New Year.

Barnardo's celebrates International Human Rights Day

10 Dec 2014

Today is International Human Rights Day where people and organisations around the world remember and celebrate the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. barnardo's Assistant Director of Policy and Research Jonthan Rallings, explains why:

‘Class Ceiling’ blights poor children's education

08 Dec 2014

Educational success in 2014 remains the preserve of wealthy families, a new study reveals today. The report by the Fair Education Alliance finds that a ‘class ceiling’ continues to prevent poor children getting the education they need to achieve success. The Alliance is made up of 25 UK organisations, including Barnardo’s.

Sunday People appeal for Barnardo's

07 Dec 2014

You can read two moving stories of how we are helping to give children the Christmas they deserve in the Sunday People today. The painful stories are part of the Sunday People Appeal for Barnardo’s, which the paper is running until the New Year.