Filtered by category: Young people

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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“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
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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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Coronavirus from the charity front line: “The young people we support don’t have other family to go to.”

Friday 27 March 2020 / Young people
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We spoke to Children’s Service Manager Barbara about how her staff are adapting to meet the needs of vulnerable people.

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“Without them, I wouldn’t be here telling my story”

Tuesday 25 February 2020 / Young people
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“Being part of Action for Children has allowed me to become a better version of myself."

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Benefits of volunteering as a student

Thursday 13 February 2020 / Young people
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Volunteering as a student lets you take social action in your community as well as tackle issues that you care about.

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"My main goal is to encourage young people to believe in themselves because there may not be anyone else in their lives doing that"

Friday 18 May 2018 / Young people, Families
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How Charlotte, Mental Health expert, is helping young people who have suffered trauma and other serious issues

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“I think we prevent an awful lot of children from being really damaged further down the line just by being there earlier.”

Monday 18 September 2017 / Families, Young people
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Anne-Marie is one of our family support practitioners. You might recognise her from our new TV advert.

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I suffered with my own mental health for years - now I'm speaking up

Wednesday 10 May 2017 / Young people
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Aaron started an online campaign encouraging young men to speak up about their mental health and to find help.

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