Filtered by month: October

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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Ed Balls helps Action for Children's 20th 'Byte Night' hit £10m target

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Friday 27 October 2017 / Fundraising, Events, Press release
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Now in its 20th year, the event has raised total of £10m since 1998.

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Only one in four UK families plan to spend ‘extra hour’ together

Friday 27 October 2017 / Press release
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British families spend less than an hour of quality, focused time together per day

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Over a third of Conservative councillors unhappy with funding and direction of children's centre services

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Monday 23 October 2017 / Press release
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Over a third (38 per cent) of Conservative councillors polled believe there is a ‘lack of clear direction and funding’.

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Never Mind the Business rocks Swansea and raises £37k for Action for Children

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Monday 16 October 2017 / Press release, Fundraising, Events
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Over 220 guests enjoyed pitting their music knowledge against other teams from across South Wales at the quiz.

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Independent Care Review urged to consider recommendations of leading children’s charity

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Thursday 12 October 2017 / Press release
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A year on from the announcement of an independent review into Scotland’s care system, we suggest recommendations.

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Action for Children saved my life

Tuesday 10 October 2017 / Press release
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Jackie Gleed had suffered with mental health issues for a number of years. We were able to help.

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