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Helping 368,648 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.

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How fostering filled a gap we didn’t even realise we had

Thursday 06 August 2020 / Fostering, Families
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John and Geraldine share their fostering journey and how they introduced three boys into their family.

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"Employers often find it difficult to understand an adopter’s journey": Being an adopter during lockdown

Saturday 01 August 2020 / Adoption, Families
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One of our adopters recently wrote to us explaining how his family has had to adapt during lockdown.

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“His hours have been getting cut every week, and next time he might not get any”: supporting families during the coronavirus pandemic

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Kim was told about the Action for Children emergency fund to ensure the family could continue to put food on the table.

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Providing families with vegetable plants during lockdown

Monday 29 June 2020 / Volunteers, Families
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One of our family centres have teamed up with the Tullibody Community Garden to deliver young plants to local families.

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How we’re supplying hot meals to families during lockdown

Wednesday 24 June 2020 / Families, Volunteers
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Action for Children services across Scotland have been supplying families with hot meals through our Wooden Spoon Scheme

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