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Nearly one in eight children in Northern Ireland growing up deprived of the basics
New research finds a staggering number of children are growing up in material deprivation.
One in three children fear no merry Christmas for friend or classmate this year
New research also finds 2.6million UK children are facing a bleak festive season on the breadline
60% rise in parents and carers seeking help for school refusal from Action for Children’s Parent Talk service
School refusal and anxiety has now become the number one issue for parents and carers seeking advice on Action for Children’s Parent Talk service.
One in five parents in dire financial straits as charity warns UK in ‘cost-of-children crisis’
New Action for Children analysis shows that by almost every financial measure families with children are among the hardest hit by the cost-of-living crisis.
John Lewis Partnership launch their 2022 Christmas advert featuring Action for Children partnership
Retailer uses its biggest moment of the year to spotlight care experienced children
Almost a third of children in the UK worry about their family having enough money to live comfortably as cost of living crisis deepens
New research also shows most UK parents and grandparents believe childhood is getting worse – and over a third of children agree
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
Statement of intent on race equity
Structural racism is the collective failure of an organisation to provide the same service or opportunities to people regardless of their colour, culture or ethnic origin.
Black Lives Matter, black childhoods matter
As people speak up in protest in both the USA and the UK, we stand with them in the fight against racism