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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.

Domestic Abuse Bill: Children no longer the ‘invisible victims’

Tuesday 30 June 2020 / Domestic Abuse
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The government will amend the Domestic Abuse Bill to recognise children as victims in their own right.

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PM must prioritise children as much as health and economy: plea from more than 146 organisations

Tuesday 30 June 2020 /
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More than 146 charities are calling on the PM to make children a priority to the nation's Coronavirus recovery plans.

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Providing families with vegetable plants during lockdown

Monday 29 June 2020 / Volunteers, Families
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One of our family centres have teamed up with the Tullibody Community Garden to deliver young plants to local families.

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‘It reminds me what a difference we make to children’s lives’: our fostering social events

Friday 26 June 2020 / Fostering, Events
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We caught up with our England Head of Fostering to talk to us about our past fostering social events.

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Action for Children responds to IFS research ‘Living standards, poverty and inequality in the UK: 2020

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Thursday 25 June 2020 /
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"The government must act now to throw a lifeline to the growing numbers of vulnerable families."

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