News and blogs

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.

Summer holiday childcare - what are your options?

Thursday 04 July 2019 / Parenting Tips
childcare-summer-holidays

Finding suitable and affordable childcare for the summer holidays can be difficult, check out some of our helpful tips.

Read more

Getting in the picture: Duchess joins charities in photography workshop with children

Tuesday 25 June 2019 /
duchess of cambridge photography

Her Royal Highness helps mark our 150th anniversary with visit to photography workshop at residential home.

Read more

The result of cuts and children’s centre closures

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 17 June 2019 / Children's centres
Reportage-06

Our new analysis shows cuts and closures have led to falling numbers getting help from children's centres

Read more

Action for Children responds to the Prime Minister’s announcement to ‘put prevention at the top of the mental health agenda’

Monday 17 June 2019 /
AFC_Brand_B&W_portraits-25

"Government plans now need to go further and take a more joined up approach to supporting children."

Read more

Families left without help as children’s centre budgets cut

Sunday 16 June 2019 /
image-20

"Children’s centres have seen their budgets slashed by almost two-thirds since 2010."

Read more

Help us do more.

Your support will help us make life better for the UK's most vulnerable children and young people.