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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.

Early education alone can’t close the gap

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 23 August 2018 / Early intervention, Children's centres
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With new analysis showing the impact of early education it's vital parenting support isn't overlooked in closing the gap

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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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What kind of society do we want to be? - The debate

Thursday 13 September 2018 / Government spending
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Politics may feel its getting smaller, but the stakes are getting bigger.

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How many ways to count a children’s centre?

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 10 September 2018 / Children's centres
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Getting an accurate number of children's centres in England is not as straightforward as you might think.

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When my daughter was born, I was living what’s supposed to be one of life’s best moments, reliving one of my worst

Thursday 06 September 2018 / Families
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Ross suffered from postnatal depression. Read his open and honest account of living with this depression.

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