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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.

Our statement in response to NSPCC neglect story

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Wednesday 23 August 2017 / Press release

“These worrying figures add to the growing evidence that we are failing our most vulnerable children."

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How the children's centre helped improve my confidence and mental health, as well as my grandchildren's

Thursday 17 August 2017 / Families
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Shirley suffers with depression and anxiety but taking her grandchildren to their local children’s centre has helped.

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Revolving Door: Are vulnerable children overlooked?

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Our new research puts the spotlight on an estimated 140,000 children who are overlooked on the fringes of social care.

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Children's centres are for everyone who needs them - that includes grandparents too

Wednesday 09 August 2017 / Families
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Our children’s centres provide activities and support for anyone who needs them, including grandparents.

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Without the centre, I wouldn’t have known what to do

Friday 04 August 2017 / Families
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We spoke to Fiona about how her children’s centre helped her get out of the house and become a more confident parent

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