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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.

Storytelling - the benefits of reading to your child

Wednesday 05 February 2020 / Parenting Tips, Speech and Communication
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Storytelling can be extremely beneficial for both you and your little ones.

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Young carers – who are they and how are they impacted?

Thursday 30 January 2020 / Young Carers
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Every day across the UK thousands of young carers help to look after someone in their family who is ill or disabled.

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Action for Children responds to the Office of National Statistics release on child abuse in England and Wales

Tuesday 14 January 2020 /
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"Young people suffering from abuse must be able to access the help they need as soon as possible"

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Action for Children responds to the Education Policy Institute (EPI) annual report on access to child and mental health services in England (CAMHS)

Friday 10 January 2020 /
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“The government is failing to address the growing crisis in children’s mental health"

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Half of young carers feel responsible for giving their family a good Christmas

Friday 20 December 2019 /
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Survey shows one in five feel stressed or lonely during the holidays, nearly half miss social events.

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