Every child and young person in the country has a safe and happy childhood and the foundations they need to thrive.


We protect and support children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives.


We have four values:

  • We are passionate about all children having a safe and happy childhood.
  • We are ambitious for children and young people.
  • We collaborate internally and externally with other organisations to get the best outcomes for children.
  • We're inclusive, and strive to ensure that all children are included.

Learn more about our sharpened focus as a charity, recent brand relaunch and how we are using our new vision, mission and values to inspire your support.

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Modern slavery statement

Action For Children has a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery. We are committed to:

  • Acting ethically, and with integrity, in all our business dealings and relationships.
  • Implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls, to ensure modern slavery is not taking place anywhere in our own business, or in any of our supply chains.
  • Ensuring there is transparency in our own business and in our approach to tackling modern slavery throughout our supply chains, consistent with our disclosure obligations under the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

We expect the same high standards from all of our contractors, suppliers, and other business partners, and we include specific prohibitions against the use of forced, compulsory or trafficked labour, or anyone held in slavery or servitude – whether adults or children – as part of the due diligence on our contracting process.

We expect our suppliers to hold their own suppliers to the same high standards. In order to achieve this, Action For Children has:

  • Complied with anti-slavery and antihuman-trafficking legislation, by implementing processes, alongside reporting and prevention mechanisms.
  • Included template clauses addressing this issue, to avoid breaches of the Modern Slavery Act by our suppliers. This is clearly written into our procurement documentation with reference to the Modern Slavery Act in the Pre-Qualifying Questionnaire (PQQ).
  • Implemented modern slavery within our Safeguarding Framework/organisational policies and have provided training materials to staff on modern slavery and human trafficking.

These processes will underpin our proactive approach to the prevention of slavery in the UK.