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

Leading children’s charities welcome draft domestic abuse bill but caution more must be done for children

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Monday, January 21, 2019

The Government has made the first step in recognising the needs of children and families affected by domestic abuse.

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Charity warns a million of UK’s youngest children face desperate Christmas

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Action for Children warns UK risks ‘Dickensian’ levels of poverty as 1 million under 10s face a desperate Christmas

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Kilbrandon Report recommends changes to the treatment of children and young people in the justice system

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Report recommends raising age of criminal responsibility to 16 and introducing a new justice system for 16-21 year olds.

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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. 

More information

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