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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.

50 years of The Very Hungry Caterpillar: how to throw the ultimate caterpillar birthday party for kids

Thursday 25 April 2019 / Parenting Tips, Activities
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar turns 50 this year and we share some tips on how to throw a wiggle-y birthday party.

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5 activities to do with your children this Easter

Thursday 18 April 2019 / Parenting Tips, Activities
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Easter is around the corner and we have some ideas on how to make the most of it with your children.

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Action for Children introduces innovative digital app to support children in care

Monday 15 April 2019 / Press release
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“We’re constantly seeking to find new ways to support and communicate with vulnerable children and young people"

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Action for Children responds to the Children’s Commissioner’s report ‘Early Access to Mental Health Support’

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Wednesday 10 April 2019 / Press release
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"Every day at Action for Children we see the pressures today’s children and teenagers are under."

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Was your relative in one of our first children’s homes? View our gallery

Tuesday 02 April 2019 / Campaigns
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In its 150th year, Action for Children wants to remember the lives of some of the first children it cared for.

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