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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.

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Three in four young carers feel lonely in the summer holidays

Thursday 02 August 2018 / Press release
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Our research, developed with the Carers Trust, shows that 72% of young carers feel lonely during the summer holidays.

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Half of Brits admit re-gifting presents

Wednesday 14 November 2018 / Press release, Campaigns
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It may be the season of goodwill but we found that half of Brits ‘re-gift’ their unwanted presents.

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One third of 15 to 18-year-olds are suffering from mental health issues

Wednesday 17 October 2018 / Press release, Campaigns
Girl on steps BLUES PROGRAMME

From speaking to over 5000 young people across the UK, we found that 33% needed mental health support

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Action for Children welcomes our new CEO

Friday 10 August 2018 / Responses
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At Action for Children, we are pleased to welcome our new CEO, Julie Bentley.

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