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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.

Our month-long survival guide for parents with children at home: tips for teens

Tuesday 31 March 2020 / Activities, Parenting Tips
Teens playing chess

At home with the family? Our parenting coach Joanna Miskin suggests 11 things to do with the teenagers at home.

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Children's charities' statement on coronavirus national emergency

Sunday 29 March 2020 /

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

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Coronavirus from the charity front line: “The young people we support don’t have other family to go to.”

Friday 27 March 2020 / Young people

We spoke to Children’s Service Manager Barbara about how her staff are adapting to meet the needs of vulnerable people.

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Action for Children responds to today's child poverty stats

Friday 27 March 2020 /

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

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Full-time carer struggling to hold family together during coronavirus disruption

Tuesday 24 March 2020 / Campaigns

“I’m struggling mentally and trying not to panic, to hold the family together, but I’m also thinking ‘what next?”

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