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Helping 368,648 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.

Action for Children interim CEO to stay in post for next 18 months

Tuesday 09 June 2020 / Responses
melanie-armstrong

Interim Chief Executive Melanie Armstrong is to remain as CEO of Action for Children until December 2021.

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Supporting young carers during lockdown

Friday 05 June 2020 / Young people, Young Carers
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Becky, a young person’s practitioner, shares how we've been supporting young carers in Lanarkshire since lockdown began.

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Black Lives Matter, Black Childhoods Matter

Thursday 04 June 2020 /
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Action for Children CEO Melanie Armstrong responds to the killing of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement.

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“It’s all about the young people and supporting them”: what it’s like being a volunteer mentor

Monday 01 June 2020 / Volunteers, Young people
debbie millington

One of our independent visitors explains what it's like to be a volunteer mentor to young people.

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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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