News and blogs

Helping 368,648 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: Children's centres

Fewer and farther between: health checks for babies and toddlers

close up of baby

Almost two thirds of children in some areas do not receive crucial mandatory health visitor checks

Read more

The 'perfect storm' facing children's services

young-child-hand-on-window

Our analysis highlights how available funding for children’s services has fallen £2.2bn since 2010/11.

Read more

The result of cuts and children’s centre closures

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 17 June 2019 / Children's centres
Reportage-06

Our new analysis shows cuts and closures have led to falling numbers getting help from children's centres

Read more

The challenges facing children’s centres

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Wednesday 16 January 2019 / Children's centres
Reportage-15

Last year Action for Children ran a survey of our children's centres. Here is what we found.

Read more

Help us do more.

Your support will help us make life better for the UK's most vulnerable children and young people.