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Helping more than 300,000 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

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I am thrilled to be involved in a project where I can see directly that my money goes towards paying Pam and Lucy, and exactly what they do

Monday 02 October 2017 / Families, Fundraising

Cathy Wall went to meet two support workers at her local children's centre. Find out how they are helping children.

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“I think we prevent an awful lot of children from being really damaged further down the line just by being there earlier.”

Monday 18 September 2017 / Families, Young people

Anne-Marie is one of our family support practitioners. You might recognise her from our new TV advert.

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How the children's centre helped improve my confidence and mental health, as well as my grandchildren's

Thursday 17 August 2017 / Families

Shirley suffers with depression and anxiety but taking her grandchildren to their local children’s centre has helped.

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Children's centres are for everyone who needs them - that includes grandparents too

Wednesday 09 August 2017 / Families

Our children’s centres provide activities and support for anyone who needs them, including grandparents.

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Without the centre, I wouldn’t have known what to do

Friday 04 August 2017 / Families

We spoke to Fiona about how her children’s centre helped her get out of the house and become a more confident parent

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