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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 month: August

Without the centre, I wouldn’t have known what to do

Friday 04 August 2017 / Families
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We spoke to Fiona about how her children’s centre helped her get out of the house and become a more confident parent

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36 years is too long to be playing catch-up

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 03 August 2017 / Early intervention, Inequality
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A new report shows it will take decades to close the gap in outcomes for children government needs to act now.

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"Why I'm taking part in the Great North Run"

Friday 26 August 2016 / Fundraising, Events
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Sian Edwards is running for her son, Jac who attends a local play group funded by Action for Children.

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A massage that could change your life

Posted by Sarah Hynes /

Friday 26 August 2016 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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Baby massage and influencing government: both ways that Action for Children is helping to improve children’s development

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"I cannot begin to describe the difference I saw in my son when he began using the room."

Thursday 25 August 2016 / Events
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ZVM Rangoonwala Foundation funds new sensory room for Bucks special needs children.

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