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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.

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

Posted by Jessica Hillyard /

Wednesday 04 October 2017 / Early intervention, Government spending

The impact of wider spending freezes affecting the lives of children and families remains off the agenda.

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Celeb golfers raise funds for disadvantaged children at The Grove

Posted by Media team /

Wednesday 04 October 2017 / Events, Press release, Fundraising

Former football stars Tony Gale and Tony Cottee, and actor Stephen Marcus joined 40 other golfers for a charity golf day

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I am thrilled to be involved in a project where I can see directly that my money goes towards paying Pam and Lucy, and exactly what they do

Monday 02 October 2017 / Families, Fundraising

Cathy Wall went to meet two support workers at her local children's centre. Find out how they are helping children.

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Sarahah app - how to make sure your child is being safe

Monday 02 October 2017 / Online, Parenting Tips, Safety

We explain what the Sarahah app is and how you can ensure your child is using it safely.

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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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