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Helping 368,648 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.

Action for Children responds to the Office of National Statistics release on child abuse in England and Wales

Tuesday 14 January 2020 /
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"Young people suffering from abuse must be able to access the help they need as soon as possible"

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Action for Children responds to the Education Policy Institute (EPI) annual report on access to child and mental health services in England (CAMHS)

Friday 10 January 2020 /
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“The government is failing to address the growing crisis in children’s mental health"

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Half of young carers feel responsible for giving their family a good Christmas

Friday 20 December 2019 /
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Survey shows one in five feel stressed or lonely during the holidays, nearly half miss social events.

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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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