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Helping more than 300,000 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

Meet Olivia, a Cornish blogger sharing her experiences as a young carer

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Wednesday 04 May 2016 / Young people

Olivia has cared for her mother for six years since she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS).

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Digital pride 2016

Tuesday 03 May 2016 / Events

The event was a global video discussion on the theme of identity and belonging.

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Response to the Education Committee report

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Friday 29 April 2016 / Mental health

“It is not acceptable that looked after children still struggle to access the mental health services and support."

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Smartphone app could transform care for 20,000 Norfolk families

Friday 29 April 2016 / Press release, Children's centres

Action for Children adapts app designed for schools to improve communication with parents at children’s centres

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The Big Match 2016

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Friday 29 April 2016 / Events

The Big Match is a charity football match featuring a large cast of celebrities, ex-pro's and members of the public.

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