Filtered by category: Children's centres

When it comes to forgetting about children’s centres the Government’s time is up

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 23 October 2017 / Early intervention, Children's centres
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Councillors across the country think the Government isn't doing enough when it comes to early years family support.

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Struggle, stigma … success? What it’s like to be a young parent today

Posted by Kate Maher /

Friday 13 October 2017 / Mental health, Children's centres
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Young parents, like any other parents, want the absolute best for their children, but it's not always that easy.

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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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Stuck in the blocks: why we need to do more on child development

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Friday 28 July 2017 / Early intervention, Children's centres
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The need for a great start isn’t restricted to the athletics track.

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Charity Action for Children responds to the LGA’s funding gap research

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We respond to new analysis by the Local Government Association.

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The best way to make a difference is to prevent problems at the outset

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While the budget included some much needed respite for adult’s social care there was no mention of support for children.

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Fighting loneliness as part of the Jo Cox Loneliness Commission

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The Jo Cox Loneliness Commission is starting a conversation across the country – and you’re invited to join in.

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Chancellor, tomorrow’s success is being born today!

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Today’s autumn statement made big promises for infrastructure, but our future depends on more than roads and broadband.

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Early years development: why the Government should invest in custard baths

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Tuesday 22 November 2016 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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Custard, curiosity and child development should be at the heart of government policy making.

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What does the new Government mean by 'social mobility'?

Party conferences were an opportunity to dig beneath the headlines. What did we learn about the new 'social mobility'?

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