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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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Autism and mental health - what parents need to know

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If you’re a parent of an autistic child, it’s helpful to be aware of the impact autism can have on mental well-being.

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150 years of childhood: finding the families of the first children in care

Tuesday 02 April 2019 /
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As it turns 150, Action for Children launches nationwide search for families of some of the UK’s first children in care.

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Action for Children comments on Trussell Trust foodbank figures released today

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Tuesday 24 April 2018 /

Director of policy and campaigns Imran Hussain gives his thoughts on the Trussell Trust foodbank figures released today.

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Damian Hinds, you've had 100 days of introductions and meetings, now time for action

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Parents take to parliament to demand action on government cuts to children's services

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