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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.

Quarter of parents feel “cut off” and lonely

Posted by Action for Children Media /

Tuesday 25 August 2015 / Press release

A quarter (24 per cent) of British parents feel lonely and isolated, regularly feeling cut off from friends.

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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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Focusing on the foundation years

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Friday 28 August 2015 / Children's centres, Early intervention

Giving children the best start in life has to be the priority for local authorities when it comes to children’s centres.

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Sentencing of Jonathan Thomson-Glover

Posted by Action for Children Media /

Thursday 27 August 2015 / Press release

Our response to the sentencing of Jonathan Thomson-Glover.

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A letter from the past..

Posted by Action for Children champions /

Thursday 20 August 2015 / Children

A thank you letter written in 1899 by our founder, Thomas Bowman Stephenson, has been discovered in Yorkshire

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