Charity warns a million of UK’s youngest children face desperate Christmas

Thursday 06 December 2018 / Press release
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Action for Children warns UK risks ‘Dickensian’ levels of poverty as 1 million under 10s face a desperate Christmas

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Kilbrandon Report recommends changes to the treatment of children and young people in the justice system

Wednesday 28 November 2018 / Press release
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Report recommends raising age of criminal responsibility to 16 and introducing a new justice system for 16-21 year olds.

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Action for Children responds to the 'Mental Health and Young People in England' report

Thursday 22 November 2018 / Press release
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Today’s long-awaited figures reveal the true scale of the children’s mental health crisis in this country.

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Nursery children visit Folkestone Museum

Tuesday 20 November 2018 / Press release
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Nursery children from Folkestone’s Spring Honeypot nursery visited Folkestone Museum to learn about World War One.

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Dell Technologies team conquers Kilimanjaro to raise £100K for disadvantaged kids

Friday 16 November 2018 / Press release, Fundraising
Dell Technologies team conquers Kilimanjaro for charity partner Action for Children - September 2018

A 31-strong team from Dell Technologies shutdown their laptops and picked up their rucksacks in September.

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Half of Brits admit to ‘re-gifting’

Wednesday 14 November 2018 / Press release
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It may be the season of goodwill but it seems that those festive feelings don’t extend to our Christmas gift giving.

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Action for Children responds to the Autumn Budget

Monday 29 October 2018 / Press release

“The government must commit to ongoing financial support for cash-strapped councils"

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Government’s Domestic Abuse Bill ‘must put children at its heart’

Monday 22 October 2018 / Press release
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Action for Children responds to Home Affairs Committee report on domestic abuse.

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One third of teenagers need help with their mental health

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Thursday 18 October 2018 / Press release

First ever UK-wide ‘early help’ school programme for teenage depression has 70 per cent success rate.

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See our response to today's NAO Report.

Tuesday 09 October 2018 / Press release
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Action for Children believes that today's NAO report shows a real lack of progress on children's mental health services.

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