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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.

Action for Children response to the DfE's 'Unlocking Talent, Fulfilling Potential' social mobility report

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Thursday 14 December 2017 / Press release

Action for Children director, Emma Horne responds to the publication of Unlocking Talent, Fulfilling Potential.

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Action for Children statement in response to tomorrow's LGA story - Councils stretched as number of child protection inquiries more than doubles

Tuesday 12 December 2017 / Press release

Action for Children statement in reaction to today's story from the Local Government Association.

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Disability – it doesn’t have to be a difficult subject for your children

Thursday 07 December 2017 / Families, Disabled children and young people

Do you feel awkward talking to your children about disability? Lizzy tells us how to speak confidently about it.

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Lifesaving first aid tips for parents and carers

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Thursday 07 December 2017 / Families

When an emergency strikes, you need to know what to do for your child. Learn some basic lifesaving skills here.

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Time to ask, just how worried are Minister's about the gap?

Tuesday 05 December 2017 / Early intervention, Inequality
young boy rubbing eye on white backdrop

The gap between disadvantaged children and their peers just isn't closing quickly enough.

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