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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.

New Year’s Resolutions for the Family

Friday 14 December 2018 / Parenting Tips
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Making family New Year’s Resolutions can be a fun way to introduce new routines and hobbies into your everyday life.

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Progress for poorer children is stalling: we need a bold new vision

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Thursday 06 December 2018 / Campaigns
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Talk of legal advice and backstops distracts from really important statistics published by the Department for Education.

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Charity warns a million of UK’s youngest children face desperate Christmas

Thursday 06 December 2018 / Press release
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Action for Children warns UK risks ‘Dickensian’ levels of poverty as 1 million under 10s face a desperate Christmas

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A Guide on Gifting Consoles and Games

Monday 03 December 2018 / Parenting Tips, Safety, Online
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Tips to keep your child safe when purchasing games and consoles this gifting season.

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Kick the Buddy app - what is it?

Wednesday 28 November 2018 / Online, Parenting Tips
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It can be difficult to keep up with the apps your children are using but what is the new, popular Kick the Buddy app?

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