“I think we prevent an awful lot of children from being really damaged further down the line just by being there earlier.”

Monday 18 September 2017 / Families, Young people
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Anne-Marie is one of our family support practitioners. You might recognise her from our new TV advert.

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I want to become a foster carer – what happens next?

Friday 08 September 2017 / Fostering
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Fostering exists to give vulnerable children a good, loving home when they really need it. Here's how it works.

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I'm taking on Parallel London because disabled children deserve more

Wednesday 30 August 2017 / Disabled children and young people
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Children with disabilities deserve to have as much fun and love as any other child. Merryfields makes this a reality.

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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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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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Who is caring for the young carers?

Friday 09 June 2017 / Young Carers
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Young carers often have to do things things that other children don't even have to think about.

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"Cycling through London, with no cars, is one of those things you really will never forget"

Tuesday 06 June 2017 / Events, Fundraising
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Mark's an old timer but this is Ryan's first RideLondon. Read their advice for making the most of this year's race.

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I suffered with my own mental health for years - now I'm speaking up

Wednesday 10 May 2017 / Young people
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Aaron started an online campaign encouraging young men to speak up about their mental health and to find help.

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“When I saw the finish line I thought ‘Oh my God, it’s right there’ and I knew I had to run.”

Thursday 20 April 2017 / Fundraising, Events
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Gabs ran 26.2 miles in the year she turned 26. She wanted to give back to a charity she loved, Action for Children.

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