Action for Children
Action for Children
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A new study has revealed that children behave worse when their parents are distracted. Getting away from screens is important for the whole family. Find out more about how to unplug and play this bank holiday weekend: [ Bit.ly Link ]
A new study has revealed that children behave worse when their parents
Colin Shields
Action for Children
Action for Children
05/26/2017 at 19:13. Facebook
When your little one starts to talk, you may notice that they aren’t always easy to understand. They know exactly what they are saying, but you…well, sometimes an educated guess is needed!
Read the latest I CAN blog [ Bit.ly Link ]
When your little one starts to talk you may notice that they
Liz Hutchinson
Claire Coleman
Liz Hutchinson
Action for Children
Action for Children
05/25/2017 at 19:07. Facebook
What happened in Manchester targeted children, young people and their families. The very people who we help. It has touched us deeply and may be difficult and confusing news for the children and young people in your life. We wanted to share this excellent advice from Newsround.
What happened in Manchester targeted children young people and their families The

Advice if you're upset by the news - CBBC Newsround

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Sue Harries
Lucy Loo
Action for Children
Action for Children
05/24/2017 at 19:32. Facebook
"Our 'Yes Chef!' programme is innovative because it gives the young people we support the chance to develop new skills and gain qualifications."

A few weeks ago, MSPs and Government Ministers at Holyrood enjoyed a meal prepared for them by young men who all spent time in prison at an early age. With the support of Action for Children Scotland's Yes Chef course, they learned to cook in...
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Our Yes Chef programme is innovative because it gives the young people
Natalie Muriel
Action for Children
Action for Children
05/22/2017 at 17:18. Facebook
Today is your last day to register to vote in the General Election. The way you vote will affect children and young people, so make sure you’re registered to vote to help give them a voice.
Register to vote by 11.59pm today: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Action for Children
Action for Children
05/21/2017 at 19:09. Facebook
When we give children the space and support they need, they flourish.
When we give children the space and support they need they flourish
Avó Ginjinha
"It's the government who sets spending levels, and determines policy around education for children and young people. And it's the MPs who will be elected on election day that will be making these decisions"

We spoke to our policy team about why voting is so important. Your vote really does matter so make sure you're registered by Monday 22nd May. #WhyIVote
We’re researching ways to help parents and children find information more easily online, can you spare 2 minutes to fill out our latest survey? You'll be entered into a draw to win a £10 Amazon voucher to say thank you! [ Surveymonkey.co.uk Link ]
Were researching ways to help parents and children find information more easily
"Just because we’re younger, doesn’t mean we don’t know what we want.” Why is voting important? We asked 7 sixth form students what they think about voting and why they’re voting in the General Election. Register to vote by 11.59pm Monday 22nd May: [ Bit.ly Link ] #WhyIVote
Jessica Pyke
What is a short breaks service? We visited Merryfields, a short breaks service for children with physical and learning disabilities. The staff at Merryfields do everything they can to help parents support their children and give the children somewhere to relax, play and learn. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to find out more about our services: [ Youtube.com Link ]
Katie Taylor
Debbie Rogers
Amy Harrison
Less than half of 18-24 year olds voted in the last General Election. Young people deserve to have their voices heard. Tell us why you vote and help us show 18-24's how important it is #WhyIVote
Less than half of 1824 year olds voted in the last General
Liz Morrison
Connie Chaudhry
Imac Children
Having a child isn't always easy. 1 in 10 mums suffer from post natal depression and dads can struggle too. Our classes give parents a chance to meet others, talk and get the support they need. Find out more on our website: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Having a child isnt always easy 1 in 10 mums suffer from
By the age of 12, Mandi had been placed in foster care 30 times. Our dedicated fostering team were determined to find Mandi her forever home. You can give a child like Mandi the support they need to thrive. Find out more: [ Bit.ly Link ] #FosterCareFortnight #FCF2017
Join us for the Big Match a week today! [ Bit.ly Link ] Neil founded the incredible football event in the hope of raising lots of money for charity. We spoke to Neil about what a fantastic impact the event has had on the children that have taken part before.

If you’re interested in getting involved in this year’s event get your tickets here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
From a survey of over 5,000 British adults, of those who had spoken to somebody about their mental health, only 3% had had a conversation with somebody from a local support organisation. Camilla was struggling with post-natal depression and was finding it really hard to know where to turn. Jo, her support worker, turned up on her doorstep one day and finally gave Camilla a chance to talk. #MHAW17
Sign our petition to urge party leaders to make sure they don't leave children and young people behind in this election: [ E-activist.com Link ]

In today's society, it is unacceptable that the gap in development of children from poorer backgrounds and their better-off peers is increasing. We're asking you to join us in breaking through the political noise this election, to get the issues...
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Sign our petition to urge party leaders to make sure they dont
Clair Hughes
Cat Nelson
Read our CEO's blog in the HuffPost about the vital importance of mental health support from the very start. 1 in 10 children aged between 5 and 16 have a diagnosed mental health condition. As one of over 100 organisations that make up The Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition, we're calling on all political parties to stand up and make a strong commitment to the mental health...
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Read our CEOs blog in the HuffPost about the vital importance of

Good Mental Health And Wellbeing Starts In Childhood

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Crying In The Silence
This Foster Care Fortnight we want to bust myths and share stories of our fantastic foster carers. There are so many misconceptions about what it takes to be a foster carer, find out more on our website: [ Bit.ly Link ]
This Foster Care Fortnight we want to bust myths and share stories
Today is the start of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek. We know that when children get support for their mental health early, they'll have a better chance to thrive later in life. That's why we're asking party leaders to make sure they don't leave children and young people behind in this election. Sign our petition: [ E-activist.com Link ]
Today is the start of MentalHealthAwarenessWeek We know that when children get
Angela Celia Le Pera
Max Mullan
What a child learns before the age of 5 will impact them for the rest of their life. Encourage curiosity and open-mindedness.
What a child learns before the age of 5 will impact them
Sadazz Madaz Chilli