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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

How can we know if a child in care is happy?

Posted by Kate Maher /

Wednesday 03 August 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care
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We need a child-centred outcomes framework to promote children's emotional wellbeing and their recovery from trauma.

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New Bradford East children’s centres

Tuesday 02 August 2016 /
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We're taking over the running of six children’s centres in East Bradford.

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Focusing on the foundation years

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Friday 28 August 2015 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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Giving children the best start in life has to be the priority for local authorities when it comes to children’s centres.

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ARTiculation weekend – young people lead the charge

Posted by Abdi Mohamed /

Friday 14 August 2015 / Participation
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60 young people come together to learn new skills, meet other young people, gain confidence and have a good time.

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There is more to data sharing than just numbers

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Tuesday 04 August 2015 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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Data sharing gives centres the means to contact and engage with families.

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