• About us

    We support the most vulnerable and neglected children and young people throughout the UK and we’ve been doing so for 145 years. See us through a young person's eyes

  • A right royal visit

    We were delighted to welcome the Duchess of Cambridge to one of our services. Take a look at some of the fantastic photos.

  • Get wiggling!

    Join the Very Hungry Caterpillar and register to take part in your own Giant Wiggle sponsored walk.

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  • We must listen to, not blame victims of child sexual abuse

    3 March 2015

    David Cameron is scheduled to announce new measures to protect children from sexual exploitation, saying, subject to consultation, senior public officials and councillors who fail to protect children from this abuse will face up to five years in jail under a new criminal offence being considered by the Government.

     
  • The pain of Savile’s victims must not be overlooked

    26 February 2015

    Every child has the right to a safe, happy childhood that sets them up to meet their best potential in life – there is never an excuse for failing to protect children, regardless of culture or era.

     
  • Giving children the best start lasts a lifetime

    25 February 2015

    Equipping and supporting parents to provide a safe and nurturing upbringing for their child in the crucial early years can make a difference that lasts a lifetime.

     
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Events coming up

  • Leap of Faith Skydive 2015 - Langar

    7 March 2015

    Feel the rush of the wind in your face as you fall through the clouds. Join the Action for Children Big Jump Skydive Team and help change a young person’s life. Go on - you can do it!

     
  • Leap of Faith Skydive 2015 - Brackley

    7 March 2015

    Feel the rush of the wind in your face as you fall through the clouds. Join the Action for Children Leap of Faith Skydive and help change a young person’s life. Go on - you can do it!

     
  • Battlefield Run and Duathlon

    8 March 2015

    Set in the heart of Northamptonshire, the Battlefield Run starts and ends in Naseby, home of the famous Battle of Naseby where, in 1645 Oliver Cromwell defeated Charles I in the key battle of the English Civil War

     
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