Media centre

Our media team is based across the UK and provides a 24-hour service to journalists.

Media line: 020 3124 0661 (24 hours) 

Email - [email protected]

Latest press releases

Action for Children comments on schools reopening

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Children at risk of abuse ‘trapped behind closed doors’ and ‘missing from the debate’

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Charities warn of devastating impact of coronavirus after years of ‘crisis-driven firefighting’ by councils

Posted by
Sunday, May 17, 2020

The true impact of a toxic cocktail of cuts and a soaring demand for help.

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Action for Children responds to the ONS analysis

Posted by
Monday, May 4, 2020

“Today’s figures from the ONS seem to suggest the Covid-19 crisis could be creating a new child poverty"

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Most UK children 'a pay cheque away' from going without essentials like food

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

“We’re literally living hand to mouth at the moment. We don’t have savings to fall back on”

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Frequently asked questions

Find answers to some common questions.

Can I contact you out of hours?

Yes! We run a 24/7 press office for journalists only so you will be able to get in touch with the on duty member of the team outside the office hours. You will be able to reach them on 020 3124 0661.

Please note this is for journalists only. If you are not a journalist please call our head office on: 01923 361 500 (Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm) or email [email protected].

Do you have an ISDN line?

We do have an ISDN line, the number is 0207 405 4226. 

Please do call us on 020 3124 0661 to set up an interview. 

Do you have spokespeople in my patch?

We run services rights across the UK so we will be able to help you with a spokesperson from your region. Please do give us a call to find out how we can help.

Can you help with case studies?

Yes we can. We have services across the country so please let us know how we can help you find the best story.