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.

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Make a difference today

£3 regular

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

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£5 regular

£5 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 plasticine, puppets or art materials to help a child who has been abused express their feelings.

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£25 single

£25 could keep the doors of one of our youth homelessness projects open for one hour

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£50 single

£50 could pay for one-to-one counselling session for a child who has experienced and witnessed domestic violence.

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

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