Budgets for children’s early help services suffer £743 million funding drop in five years, figures show

Thursday 27 September 2018 / Press release
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Figures released today on government spending on children's services show a huge funding drop in the past 5 years.

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Three quarters of young carers feel lonely during summer holidays

Thursday 02 August 2018 / Press release
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Half spend over four hours a day caring for family - the equivalent of a whole week.

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Our statement in response to Fostering Better Outcomes

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Monday 23 July 2018 / Press release
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Leading children’s charity Action for Children responds to Fostering Better Outcomes.

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Cuts to council budgets leave 36,000 children at risk of potential abuse and neglect in cycle of repeated referrals.

Saturday 30 June 2018 / Press release
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New figures show thousands in England referred to children’s services repeatedly before action taken

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Universal Credit 'failing children' - Action for Children responds to NAO report

Friday 15 June 2018 / Press release
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Action for Children responds to NAO report about Universal Credit "failing children"

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PAIGNTON PARENTS BUZZING ABOUT NEW NAME FOR RELOCATED CHILDREN’S CENTRE

Friday 11 May 2018 / Press release
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Staff and families join councillors for animal-themed Open Day to relaunch popular family service as ‘The Beehive’

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Action for Children responds to the Education and Health and Social Care Committees’ report - The Government’s Green Paper on mental health: failing a generation.

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Wednesday 09 May 2018 / Press release

Director of policy and campaigns at Action for Children, Imran Hussain gives our response to the governments report.

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Action for Children comments on Trussell Trust foodbank figures released today

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Tuesday 24 April 2018 / Press release

Director of policy and campaigns Imran Hussain gives his thoughts on the Trussell Trust foodbank figures released today.

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New Chief Executive for Action for Children

Tuesday 17 April 2018 / Press release
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Action for Children has announced the appointment of Julie Bentley as its new Chief Executive .

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