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Helping 387,000 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 comments on schools reopening

Wednesday 20 May 2020 /
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Children at risk of abuse ‘trapped behind closed doors’ and ‘missing from the debate’

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How fostering changed my life for the better

Monday 18 May 2020 / Fostering
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“If you can help a young person take a small step every day, eventually they will be able to walk miles on their own”

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The 'perfect storm' facing children's services

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Our analysis highlights how available funding for children’s services has fallen £2.2bn since 2010/11.

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Charities warn of devastating impact of coronavirus after years of ‘crisis-driven firefighting’ by councils

Sunday 17 May 2020 /
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The true impact of a toxic cocktail of cuts and a soaring demand for help.

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Pauline speaks about how the Coronavirus Children's Appeal has helped her family

Thursday 07 May 2020 / Fundraising
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“Nobody is going to escape from the impact of this. It’s really quite a scary time.”

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