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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.

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Providing families with vegetable plants during lockdown

Monday 29 June 2020 / Volunteers, Families
tullibody community garden

One of our family centres have teamed up with the Tullibody Community Garden to deliver young plants to local families.

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‘It reminds me what a difference we make to children’s lives’: our fostering social events

Friday 26 June 2020 / Fostering, Events
tug of war

We caught up with our England Head of Fostering to talk to us about our past fostering social events.

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How we’re supplying hot meals to families during lockdown

Wednesday 24 June 2020 / Families, Volunteers
support worker (1)

Action for Children services across Scotland have been supplying families with hot meals through our Wooden Spoon Scheme

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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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