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Action for Children responds to the Arthur Labinjo-Hughes case
"With families hidden from view under lockdown many children at risk didn’t have the usual eyes and ears looking and listening out for them."
1/3 working parents likely to take on extra work or avoid time off to afford Christmas
As the cost of living soars, new research reveals that rising energy bills and prices are among the top financial concerns among working parents this Christmas
Action For Children launches annual star-studded Secret Santa campaign
The charity has released its own jumpers, t-shirts and tote bags with some of the UK’s most familiar faces supporting the campaign. These include Katie Piper, Larry Lamb, Nadia Sawalha, Dr Ranj and Ore Oduba.
Fireman Sam celebrates new one-year partnership with Action for Children
The Fireman Sam brand celebrates partnership with Action for Children at the opening of the Galafield Café in Newbiggin Hall, Newcastle
Action for Children responds to children in need statistics
National charity Action for Children responds to the latest ‘Children in Need’ statistics which show 388,490 children needed help and protection as a result of risks to their development or health last year.
'New age of pessimism on poverty': Action for Children responds to the Spending Review
Action for Children responds to Budget and Spending Review
Eight out of ten parents show warning signs of parental burnout as families struggle with toll of pandemic
Leading children’s charity hears from parents ‘drowning’ because of a lack of support for families affected by the past 18 months
“We want this Government to have the guts to cancel the cut and throw working families a lifeline"
Action for Children reacts to PM's conference speech and cut to Universal Credit
Pandemic puts lifeline early years support services further ‘out of reach’ of parents
4.3 million parents missing out on or struggling to access essential services including child development and parenting support for under 5’s.
Universal Credit increase vital for working families hit by benefit losses since 2010
“We welcome the Government’s levelling-up agenda, but you can’t level up the country by pushing down the living standards of some of the hardest working families in the country."
The Prime Minister meets ‘Boy in the Tent’, Max Woosey
Max is asking the public to support Action for Children’s ‘Boycott your Bed’, by sleeping out in the most unusual place they can think of
11 year old Max is bedding down next to the animals at London Zoo in support of Action for Children’s Boycott your Bed
Max who has been camping in his garden since the beginning of lockdown last year now takes his adventure to new heights by bedding down next to the animals at London Zoo in support of Action for Children’s Boycott your Bed sleepout
Action for Children responds to Josh MacAlister’s review of children’s social care
“It’s entirely unacceptable children are left to suffer harm before we give them help.”
Action for Children responds to the Government’s announcement on education recovery
Today’s Government announcement on education recovery clearly does not make the grade
Statement on George Floyd Anniversary
As an organisation, we're refining our anti-racism action plan to ensure anti-racist principles are woven into everything we do
Actor Jess Hynes and 11-year-old Max Woosey join judging panel for Children’s Drawing Challenge
The challenge supports Action for Children’s star-studded sleepout, Boycott Your Bed
Dramatic rise in child poverty in North East England in the last five years
New figures reveal that even before the pandemic, in some parts of the UK, the majority of children are growing up in poverty
Action for Children responds to the Queen’s Speech
“We won’t be able to ‘Build Back Better’ if the generation that will be the foundation for the future is weakened by poverty and a mental health crisis."