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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.

We have to turn the tide when it comes to cutting early intervention services

Wednesday 15 November 2017 / Early intervention, Government spending
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Early intervention spending is falling as central government funding is cut. A change of direction is urgently needed.

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‘CRIPPLING’ FUNDING CUTS LEAVE COUNCILS WITH NO OPTION BUT TO ONLY HELP CHILDREN IN CRISIS

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Wednesday 15 November 2017 / Press release
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Demand for crisis support for children is rising sharply as councils slash preventative services.

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Charity reveals 'devastating impact' of loneliness on UK parents, children

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Monday 06 November 2017 / Press release
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New Action for Children poll reveals more than half of UK parents have suffered from loneliness.

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Ed Balls helps Action for Children's 20th 'Byte Night' hit £10m target

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Friday 27 October 2017 / Fundraising, Events, Press release
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Now in its 20th year, the event has raised total of £10m since 1998.

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Only one in four UK families plan to spend ‘extra hour’ together

Friday 27 October 2017 / Press release
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British families spend less than an hour of quality, focused time together per day

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