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The children of asylum-seeking families are often living in third world conditions, a Children's Society report has revealed.

Local authorities should be clear about the limitations of a tick-box approach to evaluation when researching children's services, a senior researcher has warned.

A charity for disadvantaged children is working with a clinical psychologist after a three-year study revealed the positive effects of music therapy.

London boroughs lead the way in children's services ratings

By Tristan Donovan |

12 February 2008

London dominates the list of authorities providing the very best services for children and young people, the Audit Commission has revealed.

Legal charity reinstates asylum help

By Tristan Donovan |

12 February 2008

Under-18s are set to get extra help after the Children's Legal Centre expanded its team of legal eagles.

Newcastle City Council has launched Tupperware-style parties to encourage more people to become foster carers.

Love should be in the air for parents of disabled children this Valentine's Day after Contact a Family launched a relationship guide specifically for them.

Children in care and young people with eating disorders are to get fresh support as part of a shake-up of Surrey's mental health services.

The use of schools as hubs for services risks overlooking some of England's most vulnerable children, The Children's Society has warned.

A truth and reconciliation forum is to be established in Scotland to allow adult victims of sexual abuse in residential care to talk about their experiences.