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. 

Acting quickly can make all the difference.

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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?

Who can foster?

Make a difference today

£3 regular

£3 a month could pay for a child with a disability to take part in a fun after school activity

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£5 regular

£5 a month could pay for vital safe overnight accommodation and support for a young person living on the street

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Father and sons
£10 regular

£10 could help pay for an hour of a professional carer’s time.

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£15 single

£15 could pay for swimming and hydro session for a disabled child

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£25 single

Your donation will help pay for professional training so foster carers can learn and develop the skills they need to support and care for children with complex emotional needs.

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£50 single

£50 could pay for a one-to-one counselling session for a child who has been abused

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Last year we helped 370,000 babies, children and families in the UK.

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