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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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"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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I’ve seen funding for our services cut massively, so I’m running the marathon to try and help fill the gap

Wednesday 11 April 2018 / Fundraising
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Alison is running the marathon to coincide with her 20th anniversary of working for Action for Children & funding cuts.

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Why short breaks services are vital for children with autism and other complex needs

Thursday 29 March 2018 / Disabled children and young people
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A lot of the children we support here at West-Hyde have learning disabilities as well as autism.

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"We provide a home away from home at Camden Short Breaks"

Thursday 29 March 2018 / Disabled children and young people
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Our short breaks service provides an opportunity for disabled children to gain independence, learn new skills & have fun

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