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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.

Three children in every primary class face Christmas deprived of the basics

Friday 06 December 2019 /
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“No parent should have to face the awful prospect of their youngster sitting in the cold without a plate of food to eat"

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An open letter to all political party leaders from 147 children's charities and organisations

Friday 29 November 2019 / Responses
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Together with over 140 organisations, we're calling on party leaders to put vulnerable children first.

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Political leaders must solve social problems leaving children ‘scarred for life’

Friday 29 November 2019 /
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"Children should be put at the front of the queue for increased funding."

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Support for child victims of domestic abuse: patchy, piecemeal and precarious

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There are on average 692 cases a day of children assessed by social services to be at risk of domestic violence.

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Up to 690 children face threat of domestic violence every day of election period

Thursday 21 November 2019 /
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Vulnerable children at risk of becoming ‘collateral damage of Brexit’

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