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Helping 387,000 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.

Filtered by category: Young people

Coronavirus from the charity front line: “The young people we support don’t have other family to go to.”

Friday 27 March 2020 / Young people
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We spoke to Children’s Service Manager Barbara about how her staff are adapting to meet the needs of vulnerable people.

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“Without them, I wouldn’t be here telling my story”

Tuesday 25 February 2020 / Young people
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“Being part of Action for Children has allowed me to become a better version of myself."

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Benefits of volunteering as a student

Thursday 13 February 2020 / Young people
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Volunteering as a student lets you take social action in your community as well as tackle issues that you care about.

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"My main goal is to encourage young people to believe in themselves because there may not be anyone else in their lives doing that"

Friday 18 May 2018 / Young people, Families
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How Charlotte, Mental Health expert, is helping young people who have suffered trauma and other serious issues

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