News and blogs

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 index: What's new

A New Year, a new Royal Patron

Wednesday 21 December 2016 / Press release

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge will take over patronage of the charity from Her Majesty The Queen.

Read more

Welcome progress on mental health support for children in care

Monday 05 December 2016 / Press release
too much too young

Mental health of children and young people in care is so important. Here’s what we’re doing about it.

Read more

Over 40% of parents are worried about the cost of Christmas

Posted by Media team /

Wednesday 30 November 2016 / Press release
2 in 5 header image

Christmas is a magical time for children, but comes at a price for too many GB families.

Read more

Our CEO and the Mayor of Kings Lynn celebrate a birthday party to be remember.

Friday 25 November 2016 / Press release
Mums and tots watch the magic show at Action for Childrens Vancouver Childrens Centre

One of our children's centres held a birthday party after turning 15. Our CEO went along. Find out what happened!

Read more

‘Community Swap n Shop’ offers career training as well as clothes!

Tuesday 22 November 2016 / Fundraising
Action for Childrens Community Swap n Shop 2 (1)

Our ‘Community Swap n Shop’ has installed clothes banks at 17 children's centres across Norfolk.

Read more

Help us do more.

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