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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.

As many as 1,000 Sure Start centres may have closed since 2009

Thursday 05 April 2018 / Press release
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Sutton Trust Research warns of 'Postcode Lottery' of early years provision as survey shows more closures than previously

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Why short breaks services are vital for children with autism and other complex needs

Thursday 29 March 2018 / Disabled children and young people
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A lot of the children we support here at West-Hyde have learning disabilities as well as autism.

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"We provide a home away from home at Camden Short Breaks"

Thursday 29 March 2018 / Disabled children and young people
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Our short breaks service provides an opportunity for disabled children to gain independence, learn new skills & have fun

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Autism Awareness Week 2018 - Kausar and Daniyal's Story

Wednesday 28 March 2018 / Disabled children and young people
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Early intervention helped lead to Daniyal being diagnosed with autism mutism and get support from Action for Children...

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Number of children in poverty surges by 100,000 in a year - Our response

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Thursday 22 March 2018 / Press release
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See our response to today's figures revealing that the number of children in poverty across the UK has surged by 100,000

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