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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.

When it comes to forgetting about children’s centres the Government’s time is up

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 23 October 2017 / Early intervention, Children's centres
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Councillors across the country think the Government isn't doing enough when it comes to early years family support.

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Over a third of Conservative councillors unhappy with funding and direction of children's centre services

Posted by Media team /

Monday 23 October 2017 / Press release
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Over a third (38 per cent) of Conservative councillors polled believe there is a ‘lack of clear direction and funding’.

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Never Mind the Business rocks Swansea and raises £37k for Action for Children

Posted by Media team /

Monday 16 October 2017 / Press release, Fundraising, Events
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Over 220 guests enjoyed pitting their music knowledge against other teams from across South Wales at the quiz.

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Struggle, stigma … success? What it’s like to be a young parent today

Posted by Kate Maher /

Friday 13 October 2017 / Mental health, Children's centres
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Young parents, like any other parents, want the absolute best for their children, but it's not always that easy.

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Independent Care Review urged to consider recommendations of leading children’s charity

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Thursday 12 October 2017 / Press release
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A year on from the announcement of an independent review into Scotland’s care system, we suggest recommendations.

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