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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.

Filtered by month: May

Working through coronavirus - Flintshire family project

Thursday 28 May 2020 / Families, Young people
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The team has adapted to this challenging change and maintained a high level of service to the families they serve.

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Action for Children comments on schools reopening

Wednesday 20 May 2020 /
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Children at risk of abuse ‘trapped behind closed doors’ and ‘missing from the debate’

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How fostering changed my life for the better

Monday 18 May 2020 / Fostering
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“If you can help a young person take a small step every day, eventually they will be able to walk miles on their own”

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The 'perfect storm' facing children's services

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Our analysis highlights how available funding for children’s services has fallen £2.2bn since 2010/11.

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Charities warn of devastating impact of coronavirus after years of ‘crisis-driven firefighting’ by councils

Sunday 17 May 2020 /
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The true impact of a toxic cocktail of cuts and a soaring demand for help.

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