For safe and happy childhoods

We protect and support children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives. Last year, we helped more than 387,000 children and families across the UK. 


Vulnerable children need your help

This winter thousands of children won’t have a safe place to sleep. You can change this.



Young carers – who are they and how are they impacted?

Every day across the UK thousands of children help to look after someone in their family who is ill or disabled. For most, this can have a big imapct on their lives.

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Our impact 

We work to make sure more children have the best start in life, good mental health, and safe and loving homes. Find out how your support helps us change lives.  

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In your area

Find services near you and how to get involved with Action for Children.

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Last year we helped 387,000 children, young people and families in the UK.

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