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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.

Families left without help as children’s centre budgets cut

Sunday 16 June 2019 / Press release
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"Children’s centres have seen their budgets slashed by almost two-thirds since 2010."

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Joint Committee verdict on draft Domestic Abuse Bill: ‘silent’ on the plight of children

Posted by Kate Maher /

Friday 14 June 2019 / Law
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The Committee scrutinising the draft Bill has highlighted that it must be amended to recognise children as victims.

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5 family-friendly ways to celebrate LGBT Pride Month

Thursday 06 June 2019 / Parenting Tips, Activities
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During pride month, there happen to be a lot of events and celebrations that are not all about heavy crowds and music.

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Secret apps - Making sure your child uses mobile apps safely

Thursday 23 May 2019 / Parenting Tips, Online, Safety
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We share some tips on safely identifying and dealing with suspicious mobile apps your child may come across.

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Photos: Leader of House of Commons Andrea Leadsom MP meets families supported by Tavistock Children's Centres

Tuesday 14 May 2019 / Press release
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"It was wonderful to meet service providers and see the great work being done by organisations like Action for Children"

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