Read about our services, campaigns and the people we help, and get the latest on policies affecting children and young people
Fatima Whitbread: “I didn’t always grow up in a happy home, but all children should”
Fatima Whitbread discusses her childhood growing up in care, the positive influences in her life and why she supports Action for Children
A week in the life of a Young Person's Practitioner
How do they get young people talking about mental health?
Where is child poverty increasing in the UK?
Local child poverty data shows scale of problem across the UK
How we’re helping transgender young people celebrate their identity
Two groups are paving the way for brighter futures for trans young people
Levelling up for 0-5s: the potential of baby and toddler groups
How can the government’s family hubs policy improve learning outcomes?
How can we make the Care Review's Family Help teams work?
The Care Review promises a radical reset. So, what’s next?
Volunteering with children and young people: Your questions answered
Interested in volunteering with children? Want to make a difference in the lives of young people? Find out what you need to do to get started
The Blues Programme is making a difference in youth mental health
As we see mental health become a bigger worry for more and more children and young people, find out what Action for Children is doing to help
Want to help vulnerable children? Boycott your Bed!
We’re challenging you to raise money by giving up your bed for one night
From short breaks to Britain's Got Talent: Helping Carmela shine
Growing up, Carmela loved her time attending an Action for Children short breaks service in Northampton. Now, this inspiring young woman is volunteering at the service that helped her so much and shining on the Britain's Got Talent stage
Early years, family hubs and levelling up
We react to the government's recent plans for family hubs and early years
Supporting child refugees: Helping Sheraf shine
Imagine being forced to leave home and everything familiar while just a child. For unaccompanied child migrants like Sheraf, an Action for Children Independent Visitor like Mark can be a lifeline
There's no place like home: Helping Rhys shine
Rhys was 10 years old when he went into care. Since joining Action for Children, he has been experiencing the childhood he deserves
Your chance to help children’s stars shine
Find out how can help Action for Children unlock the potential in every child by joining our new campaign: Star in Every Child
What is the cost of living crisis?
The UK is facing a perfect storm of increasing prices, soaring bills and tax rises. We explain the likely impact and what can be done to protect the most vulnerable families
Young carers: who are they and why do they need support?
One in three young carers say their caring role makes them feel stressed. We make sure no one has to cope alone