Providing families with vegetable plants during lockdown

Monday 29 June 2020 / Volunteers, Families
tullibody community garden

One of our family centres have teamed up with the Tullibody Community Garden to deliver young plants to local families.

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‘It reminds me what a difference we make to children’s lives’: our fostering social events

Friday 26 June 2020 / Fostering, Events
tug of war

We caught up with our England Head of Fostering to talk to us about our past fostering social events.

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How we’re supplying hot meals to families during lockdown

Wednesday 24 June 2020 / Families, Volunteers
support worker (1)

Action for Children services across Scotland have been supplying families with hot meals through our Wooden Spoon Scheme

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Supporting young carers during lockdown

Friday 05 June 2020 / Young people, Young Carers
Becky 2

Becky, a young person’s practitioner, shares how we've been supporting young carers in Lanarkshire since lockdown began.

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“It’s all about the young people and supporting them”: what it’s like being a volunteer mentor

Monday 01 June 2020 / Volunteers, Young people
debbie millington

One of our independent visitors explains what it's like to be a volunteer mentor to young people.

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Working through coronavirus - Flintshire family project

Thursday 28 May 2020 / Families, Young people
flintshire team

The team has adapted to this challenging change and maintained a high level of service to the families they serve.

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How fostering changed my life for the better

Monday 18 May 2020 / Fostering
tanya

“If you can help a young person take a small step every day, eventually they will be able to walk miles on their own”

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Coronavirus from the charity front line: “The young people we support don’t have other family to go to.”

Friday 27 March 2020 / Young people
Brenda

We spoke to Children’s Service Manager Barbara about how her staff are adapting to meet the needs of vulnerable people.

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“Without them, I wouldn’t be here telling my story”

Tuesday 25 February 2020 / Young people
Ashleigh at westminster

“Being part of Action for Children has allowed me to become a better version of myself."

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Benefits of volunteering as a student

Thursday 13 February 2020 / Young people
laughing-teen

Volunteering as a student lets you take social action in your community as well as tackle issues that you care about.

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