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Action for Children responds to Independent Review of Children’s Social Care in England led by Josh Macalister
“The Independent Review of Children’s Social Care must be a milestone moment in reforming and fixing this broken system which is letting down our most vulnerable children."
Young carers urged to capture their lives on camera
Action for Children and the Royal Photographic Society launch photography project challenging young carers to get creative and show what’s important in their lives
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Glasgow Primary School to learn about Action for Children’s Roots of Empathy programme
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited a Primary School in Inverclyde to see Action for Children deliver its Roots of Empathy programme to a group of children
Action for Children responds to new official child poverty statistics
Figures from the Department for Work and Pensions on households below average income (HBAI) statistics show 3.9million children in relative poverty
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
Action for Children responds to the Spring Statement
“Right now, low-income families with children are paying a high price for the Government’s poorly targeted cost of living response."
Action for Children responds to the Resolution Foundation’s Living Standards Survey 2022
'The projections on child poverty are chilling.'
Tens of thousands of children who missed out on vital early help services are re-referred within a year – our new data reveals
“We should not be waiting for children to be in harm’s way before we help them… The lack of early help leaves children vulnerable, and means we are only intervening when it’s too late”
Alfie meets his football hero Allan Saint-Maximin
12-year-old carer says it's the "best day of my life"
Why the help announced to tackle rising energy bills is not enough
'The help announced for these families today won’t be enough. We’re going to see more children going hungry...'
Action for Children responds to new Joseph Rowntree Foundation report 'UK Poverty 2022'
‘Low-income families are enduring a miserable winter… Before this crisis becomes a catastrophe, ministers need to take urgent targeted action’
Action for Children responds to ‘Boy In The Tent’ Max Woosey’s New Year Honour
Action for Children congratulates Max Woosey on his incredible New Year honour. He has been a great supporter of the charity and our work supporting children, young people and families across the UK.
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