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Action for Children UK Head Office 

Action for Children,
3 The Boulevard,
Ascot Road,
Watford, WD18 8AG

Tel (9 - 5 Mon - Fri): 01923 361 500


If you would like to contact specific departments of Action for Children, or have a general enquiry, then please find all of the information below:

Donating, fundraising and volunteering

You can make a donation online
Find plenty of information and ideas for fundraising in our fundraising guide
Find out all about volunteering in our  frequently asked questions
If you still have questions then please contact us on:

Tel (9 - 5 Mon - Fri): 0300 123 2112

email us:

or write to:

Supporter Services,
Action for Children,
3 The Boulevard,
Watford, Herts,
WD18 8AG

Making a Complaint

We welcome all comments and feedback about the way we work. If you have had a good experience with Action for Children, we'd love to hear from you.

However, if you would like to discuss a complaint with us, we aim to resolve it as quickly and efficiently as possible in a personal, fair and confidential way.

You can call us on 0300 123 2112, email us, or write to us at: Action for Children, 3 The Boulevard, Ascot Road, Watford WD18 8AG. 

If you have a concern about our Fundraising activities, you can find further information by reading our Fundraising Complaints Procedure. Our fundraising promise can be found here.

If you would like to know more about making a complaint about our services to children, young people and families, you can read further about our Complaints Procedures - Services

Fostering with Action for Children

You can find lots of information about fostering, including a contact form, on our website.

Adopting with Action for Children

To speak to one of our advisors, or to request an information pack, please call:

Tel (9 - 5 Mon - Fri): 0845 355 5533

Contact us through our online contact form

Campaigns and policy issues

For information on our campaigns, policy work and research, and for invitations to consultations, email the campaigns team:

Job applications and recruitment

If you have any queries regarding a recently submitted job application or any aspect of our recruitment website, contact the HR team on:

Tel (9 - 5 Mon - Fri): 01582  692 511


The Media Team

For media related queries please use our media contacts.

Action for Children's offices

Action for Children Scotland:

Tel: 0141 550 9010
City Park, 368 Alexandra Parade, Glasgow G31 3AU

Action for Children Wales (Gweithredu dros Blant):

Tel: 029 2022 2127
St David's Court, 68a Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff CF11 9DN

Action for Children Northern Ireland:

Tel: 028 9046 0500
10 Heron Road, Belfast BT3 9LE

Action for Children London office (for Chief Executive):

Tel: 020 3124 0600
Action for Children, 10 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DG

General enquiry

If you can't find the contact details for your enquiry above, please call our customer support team please contact our team on:

Telephone (9 - 5 Mon - Fri): 0300 123 2112


I have concerns about a child

Action for Children cannot undertake investigations into specific cases of child abuse. If you have concerns about a child you should contact either social services or the police. Any messages we receive that raise child protection issues will be forwarded to the police or social services.