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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.

From a Sure Start to a questionable future

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 12 July 2018 / Children's centres, Government spending, Inequality
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It has been 20 years since the Spending Review committed more than £450 million for the first Sure Start Centres.

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36,000 children are at risk of potential abuse and neglect in a cycle of repeated referrals

Saturday 30 June 2018 / Early intervention
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Research reveals children are repeatedly referred to children’s social care without receiving the support they need.

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Cuts to council budgets leave 36,000 children at risk of potential abuse and neglect in cycle of repeated referrals.

Saturday 30 June 2018 / Press release
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New figures show thousands in England referred to children’s services repeatedly before action taken

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NCH old boys and girls reunion

Wednesday 27 June 2018 / Events
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This year, 80 guests were welcomed and came together for laughter, lunch and more on Saturday 16 June.

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