Media centre

Our media team is based across the UK and provides a 24-hour service to journalists.

Media line: 020 3124 0661 (24 hours) 

Email - mediateam@actionforchildren.org.uk

Latest press releases

PM must prioritise children as much as health and economy: plea from more than 146 organisations

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

More than 146 charities are calling on the PM to make children a priority to the nation's Coronavirus recovery plans.

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Action for Children responds to IFS research ‘Living standards, poverty and inequality in the UK: 2020

Posted by Media team
Thursday, June 25, 2020

"The government must act now to throw a lifeline to the growing numbers of vulnerable families."

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Covid-19 recovery to pile on pressure for families and frontline support workers warn councils, early support services and schools

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

A new report reveals serious concerns among children’s sector professionals about the impact of coronavirus.

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'Making sure vulnerable children don't go hungry shouldn't be a debate, it should be a given': Action for Children helps thousands of children with food during lockdown

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

"We should care about our children going hungry in the holidays just as much as on school days."

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Frequently asked questions

Find answers to some common questions.

Can I contact you out of hours?

Yes! We run a 24/7 press office for journalists only so you will be able to get in touch with the on duty member of the team outside the office hours. You will be able to reach them on 020 3124 0661.

Please note this is for journalists only. If you are not a journalist please call our head office on: 01923 361 500 (Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm) or email ask.us@actionforchildren.org.uk.

Do you have an ISDN line?

We do have an ISDN line, the number is 0207 405 4226. 

Please do call us on 020 3124 0661 to set up an interview. 

Do you have spokespeople in my patch?

We run services rights across the UK so we will be able to help you with a spokesperson from your region. Please do give us a call to find out how we can help.

Can you help with case studies?

Yes we can. We have services across the country so please let us know how we can help you find the best story.