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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.

Invisible children: ignored by government and bearing the brunt of spending decisions

Posted by Action for Children Media /

Wednesday 01 July 2015 / Research

Today a damning report launched highlighting how the Government's decisions have failed to prioritise children.

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As the volume rises we have to keep listening to those who matter the most

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Friday 26 June 2015 / Government spending, Cost of living

With difficult decisions to be made we need to keep listening to the children, young people and families.

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Time to make it clear what care is for

Posted by Emma Smale /

Friday 19 June 2015 / Care leavers, Children in care, Mental health

The mental health and emotional wellbeing of children and young people in care is simply not being prioritised.

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Surge in public concern over child neglect

Wednesday 24 June 2015 / Child neglect, Press release

More than a third of UK adults are worried about the welfare or safety of a child in their neighbourhood.

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Two of our Ambassadors honoured in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

We're celebrating today after discovering that two of our fantastic volunteers have received MBE honours from the Queen.

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