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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.

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Actor Jess Hynes: why I've joined the campaign for better childhoods

Tuesday 09 July 2019 / Campaigns
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Childhoods are getting worse - not better - for children in the UK. But we can help change this

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Childhood is in crisis. It’s time for government to act

Monday 08 July 2019 / Campaigns
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Our Choose Childhood campaign calls on government to create an urgent action plan for children

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Was your relative in one of our first children’s homes? View our gallery

Tuesday 02 April 2019 / Campaigns
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In its 150th year, Action for Children wants to remember the lives of some of the first children it cared for.

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4 things you didn’t know about children’s centres

Thursday 21 February 2019 / Campaigns
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Read our blog on the 4 things that you didn't know about children's centres across the UK.

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Progress for poorer children is stalling: we need a bold new vision

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Thursday 06 December 2018 / Campaigns
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Talk of legal advice and backstops distracts from really important statistics published by the Department for Education.

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