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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.

Autism and mental health - what parents need to know

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If you’re a parent of an autistic child, it’s helpful to be aware of the impact autism can have on mental well-being.

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150 years of childhood: finding the families of the first children in care

Tuesday 02 April 2019 /
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As it turns 150, Action for Children launches nationwide search for families of some of the UK’s first children in care.

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5 self-care tips for parents

Saturday 30 March 2019 / Parenting Tips, Health
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Mother’s Day is the perfect moment to take time for some self-care (whether you’re a mother or not).

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Action for Children responds to today's UK child poverty figures

Thursday 28 March 2019 /
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“The Chancellor must urgently act to close the funding gap for children’s services in this year’s Spending Review"

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Action for Children responds to Public Accounts Committee report on reforming children's services

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Friday 22 March 2019 /
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"Today’s figures paint a bleak picture of children’s services on their knees"

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