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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: Care leavers

A continuum of care: how can we help young people on the edge?

Posted by Kate Maher /

Monday 14 December 2015 / Care leavers, Children in care
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Entering care as a teenager is a difficult part of an already uncertain journey into adulthood.

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Getting a fair deal?

Posted by Shelley Hopkinson /

Tuesday 14 July 2015 / Care leavers, Cost of living, Financial education
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Action for Children have been speaking to young people about what would help them to better manage their money.

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Time to make it clear what care is for

Posted by Emma Smale /

Friday 19 June 2015 / Care leavers, Children in care, Mental health
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The mental health and emotional wellbeing of children and young people in care is simply not being prioritised.

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What can we expect from the new Government?

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A Government with an overall majority means a clearer than expected political environment in which we can work

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Improving the quality of residential care in the sector

Posted by Emma Smale /

Tuesday 14 April 2015 / Care leavers

Action for Children has teamed up with the Who Cares? Trust to support the residential care sector.

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