Support for parents

We're on hand to support parents, when they need us. We do this by running services across the UK and online. Find out more about how we can help...

We understand that lots of people will be feeling concerned right now about Coronavirus. Those feelings are completely normal. We also want to reassure you that Action for Children is here to help.

As Coronavirus puts extra pressure on families, we're offering even more online parenting support.

Visit our parents site

Our services are all across the UK

We can offer practical advice and support to help you and your family.

Don't forget you can drop into any of our children or family centres or call our teams to find out how you can get help with more serious problems.

In your area

Find out about our support groups, where to get information and how to get involved where you live.


Help for families with disabled children

If you have a disabled child, we offer a range of short breaks including community, residential short breaks, family-based breaks or support in your own home.

These are tailored to your child’s needs and what they want to do. We also provide a range of services from early support to helping disabled young people prepare for adulthood.


Help for foster carers and adoptive parents

Coronavirus is affecting everyone. But for children who have experienced trauma or abuse, it can be even more challenging. 

We have put together some resources to help foster carers and adoptive parents, and their families, through the outbreak. 

Covid-19 resources

Our nurseries

The first years of your child's life are just as important to us as they are to you. We take pride in our excellent stimulating and safe nursery environments where your child can grow and learn.

We understand the balancing act of getting the best education and care for your child whilst also getting value for money - we can offer both. With our highly trained staff we will help your child develop to their full potential. 

We are passionate and dedicated about giving your child a healthy start from an early age.

More about our nurseries

Last year we helped 387,000 children, young people and families in the UK.

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