Doing what's right, doing what's needed, doing what works

Our 7,000 staff and volunteers work across 600 services in the UK.


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Don't wait to be certain if you think a child might be at risk. 

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Our work with young people

We give children and young people the practical and emotional support they need to help them thrive and build the skills they need for adulthood.


Children and Young People

In your area

Find services near you and how to get involved with Action for Children.


Fostering & Adoption

Action for Children finds homes for children that need them. More than 600 foster carers have chosen to work with Action for Children and we have a long established record of recruiting adoptive parents.

Are you passionate about making a difference for children and have time and energy to give to a child?

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Make a difference today

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£3 regular

£3 a month could pay for children to have a healthy nutritious dinner.

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£5 regular

£5 a month could pay for emergency overnight support for a young person living on the street.

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£10 regular

£10 a month could provide a one-to-one play session for a child who has been abused.

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£15 single

£15 could buy puppets to help a child who has been abused express their feelings

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£25 single

£25 could give 15 children a hot, nutritious meal.

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£50 single

£50 could keep a project open for an hour for children in urgent need

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Last year we helped 301,000 babies, children and families in the UK.

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