Filtered by month: August

Parliamentary event urges government to Choose Childhood

Friday 02 August 2019 / Events, Campaigns
Minister and Ashleigh

Hundreds of supporters gathered at Parliament to call on government to create a National Childhood Strategy.

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Action for Children welcomes our new CEO

Friday 10 August 2018 / Responses
Julie Bentley new Action for Children CEO - landscape

At Action for Children, we are pleased to welcome our new CEO, Julie Bentley.

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Depression can ruin lives if it's left untreated. I know that because it was close to ruining mine.

Wednesday 08 August 2018 / Fundraising
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When I was 17 my friend died. I blamed myself and fell into depression. I don't want that to happen to someone else.

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Three in four young carers feel lonely in the summer holidays

Thursday 02 August 2018 / Press release
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Our research, developed with the Carers Trust, shows that 72% of young carers feel lonely during the summer holidays.

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"I cannot begin to describe the difference I saw in my son when he began using the room."

Thursday 25 August 2016 / Events

ZVM Rangoonwala Foundation funds new sensory room for Bucks special needs children.

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Tony's visit to our Northants children's centres

Friday 05 August 2016 /
Sir Tony Hawkhead with Daventry mum Melissa Timms 29 and Joshua 9 months

Our chief executive paid some of our children’s centres in Wellingborough and Daventry a visit earlier this week.

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Response to Dame Lowell Goddard's Resignation

Friday 05 August 2016 /

Action for Children responds to the resignation of Dame Lowell Goddard from the Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

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The competitive nature of the market for foster carers

Friday 05 August 2016 /

In response to today’s statement from The Association of Directors of Children's Services on foster carers

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New Bradford East children’s centres

Tuesday 02 August 2016 /
Staff member with parent

We're taking over the running of six children’s centres in East Bradford.

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