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Helping 387,000 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.

Supporting young carers during lockdown

Friday 05 June 2020 / Young people, Young Carers
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Becky, a young person’s practitioner, shares how we've been supporting young carers in Lanarkshire since lockdown began.

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Black Lives Matter, Black Childhoods Matter

Thursday 04 June 2020 /
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Action for Children CEO Melanie Armstrong responds to the killing of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement.

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“It’s all about the young people and supporting them”: what it’s like being a volunteer mentor

Monday 01 June 2020 / Volunteers, Young people
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One of our independent visitors explains what it's like to be a volunteer mentor to young people.

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Working through coronavirus - Flintshire family project

Thursday 28 May 2020 / Families, Young people
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The team has adapted to this challenging change and maintained a high level of service to the families they serve.

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Action for Children comments on schools reopening

Wednesday 20 May 2020 /
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Children at risk of abuse ‘trapped behind closed doors’ and ‘missing from the debate’

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