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Early intervention is key to tackling mental health issues

27 Oct 2017

A Care Quality Commission report into the state of children's mental health services in England released today (October 27) has found serious failings.

Barnardo’s welcomes news of national roll-out of Independent Child Trafficking Advocates service

26 Oct 2017

The Government has today announced the national roll-out of the Independent Child Trafficking Advocates service.

New guidance will help make taxis safer for vulnerable children, Barnardo's says

19 Oct 2017

Barnardo's has welcomed news from the Transport Minister John Hayes that the government wants to introduce new guidance for taxi drivers to help protect vulnerable children.

Barnardo's welcomes news of Twitter's pornographic images crackdown

18 Oct 2017

Barnardo's has welcomed news today that social media company Twitter is to crackdown on the sharing of pornographic images

Barnardo’s support National Adoption Week by encouraging families to consider welcoming a child into their home

16 Oct 2017

Barnardo’s is pleased to support First4Adoption’s National Adoption Week, which begins today and runs until October 22.

Corrie's Chris Harper will help fight child sexual abuse even after Nathan is sent down

05 Oct 2017

Coronation Street star Chris Harper has been announced as Barnardo's new celebrity ambassador.

Child abuse victims face further trauma as adults, Crime Survey finds

27 Sep 2017

Findings from the Crime Survey of England and Wales reveal that more than half of adults who were abused as children go on to experience domestic abuse later in life.

The Death of Our Founder

19 Sep 2017

This blog from our archive department focuses on the anniversary of the death of our founder, Thomas Barnardo. We're sharing previously unseen footage and images from the funeral procession and the days that followed.

Piccadilly Lights bring colour to life in aid of Barnardo's for countdown to switch-on

15 Sep 2017

The countdown has begun for the world-famous Piccadilly Lights to be switched back on, after over nine months in darkness for major renovation work. To mark the moment, the lights’ owner Landsec is launching the #PiccadillyOn campaign in aid of Barnardo’s.

Children’s rights and leaving the EU

07 Sep 2017

As the UK edges closer to leaving the European Union (EU), Barnardo’s is part of a coalition of charities – led by The Children’s Society – calling on the House of Commons to put children’s best interests first.

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