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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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Supporting young carers during lockdown

Friday 05 June 2020 / Young people, Young Carers
Becky 2

Becky, a young person’s practitioner, shares how we've been supporting young carers in Lanarkshire since lockdown began.

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“It’s all about the young people and supporting them”: what it’s like being a volunteer mentor

Monday 01 June 2020 / Volunteers, Young people
debbie millington

One of our independent visitors explains what it's like to be a volunteer mentor to young people.

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Working through coronavirus - Flintshire family project

Thursday 28 May 2020 / Families, Young people
flintshire team

The team has adapted to this challenging change and maintained a high level of service to the families they serve.

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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
Brenda

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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“Without them, I wouldn’t be here telling my story”

Tuesday 25 February 2020 / Young people
Ashleigh at westminster

“Being part of Action for Children has allowed me to become a better version of myself."

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