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

Key workers warn ‘new wave’ of families to be plunged into ‘bleakest’ winter crisis, as parents struggle to feed and clothe their children

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Monday, September 14, 2020

Family finances are set to worsen as parents struggle to feed children and clothe their children.

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NI executive must prioritise children & young people as much as health and economy: Plea from over 50 organisations

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Friday, August 7, 2020

Over 50 organisations are urging the government to prioritise and protect vulnerable children and young people.

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Action for Children responds to the Office for Statistics Regulation's letter regarding the Prime Minister's use of child poverty statistics

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

“You can’t ‘level up’ the country if you’re sweeping under the carpet the big rises in child poverty."

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One in three parents 'out of their depth' as children struggle with pandemic fallout

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Action for Children launches national Parent Talk advice service, as families fear months of uncertainty ahead.

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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.