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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.

Our month-long survival guide for parents with children at home: tips for tips for ages five to 12

Monday 23 March 2020 / Parenting Tips, Activities
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At home with the family? Our parenting coach Joanna Miskin suggests 23 things you can do with the children at home.

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Children’s charity frontline workers warn families fear ‘going under’ during coronavirus outbreak

Monday 23 March 2020 /
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Vulnerable families across the UK fear they won’t be able to stay afloat during the coronavirus crisis.

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Coronavirus: what you need to know

Thursday 19 March 2020 / Campaigns
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Our advice on coronavirus - and how we're helping vulnerable families

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Budget 2020: why “levelling up” must start at the bottom

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Wednesday 11 March 2020 / Government spending
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Attention needs to be paid to the more complex task of supporting disadvantaged children and families.

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Action For Children responds to Budget 2020

Wednesday 11 March 2020 /
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"We can’t level up the country by leaving behind our most vulnerable children."

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