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Helping 387,000 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.

Children's charities' statement on coronavirus national emergency

Sunday 29 March 2020 /
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The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the life of every child in the country.

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Coronavirus from the charity front line: “The young people we support don’t have other family to go to.”

Friday 27 March 2020 / Young people
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We spoke to Children’s Service Manager Barbara about how her staff are adapting to meet the needs of vulnerable people.

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Action for Children responds to today's child poverty stats

Friday 27 March 2020 /
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"We urgently need to put a protective shield around children in low income families."

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Full-time carer struggling to hold family together during coronavirus disruption

Tuesday 24 March 2020 / Campaigns
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“I’m struggling mentally and trying not to panic, to hold the family together, but I’m also thinking ‘what next?”

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Children’s charity frontline workers warn families fear ‘going under’ during coronavirus outbreak

Monday 23 March 2020 /
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Vulnerable families across the UK fear they won’t be able to stay afloat during the coronavirus crisis.

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