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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.

There is more to data sharing than just numbers

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Tuesday 04 August 2015 / Children's centres, Early intervention

Data sharing gives centres the means to contact and engage with families.

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It is time to look Beyond the Building for children’s centres

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Wednesday 29 July 2015 / Children's centres, Early intervention, Government spending
baby with walker frame

Children’s centres are a crucial part of local support to children and families. We want to keep it this way.

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Marie Black found guilty of child abuse

Monday 27 July 2015 / Sexual abuse

Action for Children reacts to the news that Marie Black has been found guilty of child abuse

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Action for Children Sunday

Monday 27 July 2015 / Volunteers

For over 145 years, Action for Children has worked in partnership with the Methodist Church.

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Cleaning and catering services offered by the Bank of Mum and Dad

Posted by Action for Children Media /

Wednesday 22 July 2015 / Byte Night, Fundraising, Press release

Many young people still rely on their parents for help with cooking, cleaning and money after leaving home.

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