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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: September

How much time should I let my child spend watching a screen?

Thursday 28 September 2017 / Parenting Tips, Online

It's hard to know what is 'normal' or how much time your child should spend online or watching a screen.

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Photo exhibition celebrates Dorset befriending service for young people in care

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Thursday 28 September 2017 / Services, Press release

Young people supported by our Dorset Independent Visitors service have been capturing their adult friends.

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“I think we prevent an awful lot of children from being really damaged further down the line just by being there earlier.”

Monday 18 September 2017 / Families, Young people

Anne-Marie is one of our family support practitioners. You might recognise her from our new TV advert.

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Remember a Charity in Your Will Week

Monday 11 September 2017 / Fundraising

Although 75% of people donate to charities currently only 7% of them leave a gift in their Will to a charity.

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I want to become a foster carer – what happens next?

Friday 08 September 2017 / Fostering

Fostering exists to give vulnerable children a good, loving home when they really need it. Here's how it works.

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