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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.

Action for Children responds to the Children’s Commissioner’s report ‘Early Access to Mental Health Support’

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Wednesday 10 April 2019 / Press release
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"Every day at Action for Children we see the pressures today’s children and teenagers are under."

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Was your relative in one of our first children’s homes? View our gallery

Tuesday 02 April 2019 / Campaigns
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In its 150th year, Action for Children wants to remember the lives of some of the first children it cared for.

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Autism and mental health - what parents need to know

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If you’re a parent of an autistic child, it’s helpful to be aware of the impact autism can have on mental well-being.

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150 years of childhood: finding the families of the first children in care

Tuesday 02 April 2019 / Press release
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As it turns 150, Action for Children launches nationwide search for families of some of the UK’s first children in care.

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5 self-care tips for parents

Saturday 30 March 2019 / Parenting Tips, Health
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Mother’s Day is the perfect moment to take time for some self-care (whether you’re a mother or not).

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