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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.

Struggle, stigma … success? What it’s like to be a young parent today

Posted by Kate Maher /

Friday 13 October 2017 / Mental health, Children's centres
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Young parents, like any other parents, want the absolute best for their children, but it's not always that easy.

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Independent Care Review urged to consider recommendations of leading children’s charity

Posted by Media team /

Thursday 12 October 2017 / Press release
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A year on from the announcement of an independent review into Scotland’s care system, we suggest recommendations.

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Action for Children saved my life

Tuesday 10 October 2017 / Press release
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Jackie Gleed had suffered with mental health issues for a number of years. We were able to help.

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Angela Rippon CBE headlines 20th Byte Night fundraiser in London

Friday 06 October 2017 / Press release
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TV Presenter and journalist Angela Rippon will join the London event as part of UK-wide sponsored sleep-out, Byte Night

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Children are left out in the cold with the current benefits freeze

Posted by Jessica Hillyard /

Wednesday 04 October 2017 / Early intervention, Government spending
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The impact of wider spending freezes affecting the lives of children and families remains off the agenda.

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