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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.

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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See our response to today's NAO Report.

Tuesday 09 October 2018 / Press release
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Action for Children believes that today's NAO report shows a real lack of progress on children's mental health services.

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The Director's Diary: Conservative Party conference

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 03 October 2018 / Government spending, Mental health, Public Affairs
Fringe event

Imran Hussain gives a rundown of his time at Conservative Party Conference.

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The Director’s Diary: The Labour Party conference

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 27 September 2018 / Children's centres, Government spending, Public Affairs
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Read all about Action for Children's week at the Labour Party Conference.

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Budgets for children’s early help services suffer £743 million funding drop in five years, figures show

Thursday 27 September 2018 / Press release
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Figures released today on government spending on children's services show a huge funding drop in the past 5 years.

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