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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.

Filtered by month: August

Three in four young carers feel lonely in the summer holidays

Thursday 02 August 2018 / Press release
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Our research, developed with the Carers Trust, shows that 72% of young carers feel lonely during the summer holidays.

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How much do you know about the age restrictions on video games?

Monday 13 August 2018 / Online, Safety, Parenting Tips, Activities
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The video game industry is an ever growing business, but how much do you know about the logos and the age restrictions?

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Action for Children welcomes our new CEO

Friday 10 August 2018 / Responses
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At Action for Children, we are pleased to welcome our new CEO, Julie Bentley.

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Depression can ruin lives if it's left untreated. I know that because it was close to ruining mine.

Wednesday 08 August 2018 / Fundraising
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When I was 17 my friend died. I blamed myself and fell into depression. I don't want that to happen to someone else.

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