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) 

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Latest press releases

Children's Charities' Statement On Coronavirus National Emergency

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the life of every child in the country.

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Action for Children responds to today's child poverty stats

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Friday, March 27, 2020

"We urgently need to put a protective shield around children in low income families."

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Children’s charity frontline workers warn families fear ‘going under’ during coronavirus outbreak

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Vulnerable families across the UK fear they won’t be able to stay afloat during the coronavirus crisis.

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Action For Children responds to Budget 2020

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

"We can’t level up the country by leaving behind our most vulnerable children."

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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

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. 

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