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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.

I want to become a foster carer – what happens next?

Friday 08 September 2017 / Fostering
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Fostering exists to give vulnerable children a good, loving home when they really need it. Here's how it works.

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Many new pupils not school ready, headteachers say

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Wednesday 06 September 2017 / Early intervention

Action for Children reaction to headteachers' polling story.

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Spice is nice: recipes for children

Thursday 31 August 2017 / Eating, Preschool Age
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Children’s tastes are changing. Our nursery and pre-school children are now heartily tucking into chilli's and kormas.

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Our statement in responses to SMF new report, A lost generation.

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Thursday 31 August 2017 / Press release
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"This report lays bare the troubling reality that children from low income families are being failed by government."

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I'm taking on Parallel London because disabled children deserve more

Wednesday 30 August 2017 / Disabled children and young people
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Children with disabilities deserve to have as much fun and love as any other child. Merryfields makes this a reality.

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