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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.

The result of cuts and children’s centre closures

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 17 June 2019 / Children's centres
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Our new analysis shows cuts and closures have led to falling numbers getting help from children's centres

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

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Families left without help as children’s centre budgets cut

Sunday 16 June 2019 / Press release
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"Children’s centres have seen their budgets slashed by almost two-thirds since 2010."

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Joint Committee verdict on draft Domestic Abuse Bill: ‘silent’ on the plight of children

Posted by Kate Maher /

Friday 14 June 2019 / Law
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The Committee scrutinising the draft Bill has highlighted that it must be amended to recognise children as victims.

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5 family-friendly ways to celebrate LGBT Pride Month

Thursday 06 June 2019 / Parenting Tips, Activities
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During pride month, there happen to be a lot of events and celebrations that are not all about heavy crowds and music.

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