Action for Children
03/26/2017 at 19:02. Facebook
Take part in Parallel London and support us! You can walk, run or complete in a wheelchair at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Sign up today: [ Actionforchildren.org.uk Link ]
Action for Children
03/26/2017 at 10:25. Facebook
Happy Mother's Day to all you amazing mums!

And thank you to all parents and carers who do a brilliant job every day.
Action for Children
03/25/2017 at 20:03. Facebook
Take the Count your Blessings challenge and have a think about everything you're blessed to have in your life: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Action for Children
03/24/2017 at 10:03. Facebook
Hertford theatre is Giant Wiggling today!
Action for Children
03/23/2017 at 21:30. Facebook
Our amazing Young Ambassadors have come along to our CEO Sleepout event to share their stories. We are so lucky to have their help in raising awareness of our work!
Action for Children
03/23/2017 at 12:19. Facebook
If you're worried about a child, report your concerns. It won’t mean the child will be taken away, but it could mean a vulnerable young person gets the help they need. Find out more about what happens when you make a report and what to do if you suspect child abuse gov.uk/tacklechildabuse
You might wish your children would take a break from screentime but here's some concrete reasons why they really need to put down the gadgets and get outside.

3 big reasons why children need to play outdoors

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It's #GiantWiggle week! Share your photos with us below and we'll add them to our Giant Wiggle Facebook album. If you're looking for some last minute activities - how about this pipe cleaner The Very Hungry Caterpillar?
“There are tough times. I’m really nothing special though, just a regular mum.”

Today is World Down Syndrome day, so we wanted to share Jenny’s story. She adopted not 1, but 3 children with Down Syndrome.

Jenny always knew she wanted to adopt a child with Down Syndrome, having grown up with 2 adopted brothers with the condition. She got in touch with us and we were able to match her with a 7...
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It’s Giant Wiggle Week! Children and adults around the UK are taking part in this fun-filled sponsored walk in partnership with The Very Hungry Caterpillar™. As well as the walk, our tiny supporters are taking part in creative storytelling, arts, crafts, nature trails and healthy eating – all aspects of the much loved children’s book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar™. We are loving the photos from...
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House of Fraser Aylesbury had a lot of fun at their chocoholics evening and raised lots too!
We're really inspired by this poem written by a young girl who attended one of our services. Share your favourite poem with us in the comments below to celebrate expression through writing this #WorldPoetryDay
75% of mental health problems start before someone is 18. We welcome the #HeadsTogether campaign led by our Royal Patron, the Duchess of Cambridge and Princes William and Harry. They want to challenge mental health stigma and change the national conversation on mental wellbeing. With therapeutic and emotional support, young people can learn how to cope their mental health issues now and in the...
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There have been lots of exciting new films already this year, have you been lucky enough to catch one? For some families, a trip to the cinema can be really tricky. Take our Count Your Blessings Challenge and find out how we help children and families get the breaks they deserve: [ Bit.ly Link ]
This Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day, we're joining people across the country to share our #helpinghands in support of those affected by CSE. It's essential that we understand this growing issue and provide the right help to children and young people whose lives are impacted by it. Learn more from Stop CSE: [ Stop-cse.org Link ]
Today we are proud to join 27 other organisations to launch the Disabled Children's Partnership to support children like George. George is 15 and has a rare genetic syndrome and severe autism. His mum, Tahira, her husband and her sister have single-handedly provided 24 hour care and support for George for most of his life. Now, George visits our short breaks services once a month. Tahira said...
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We're thrilled to announce that last night quiz teams from across the country raised a grand total of £123,000 for us and Restless Development. The money will help so many children and their families here in the UK and across the globe. Read more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Harry's story.

"My home environment was volatile.

I had a breakdown so I moved in with my Grandma for a bit and it was better than being at home. I felt like I had no one to talk to whilst everything was going on and was being bullied at school on top of it all. I bottled everything up, and then finally broke down. I never felt like I could confide in anybody about what was going on.
I...
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We were so thrilled to celebrate some of the incredible people who work and volunteer here and are helped by our local services. Thank you to everyone who came - and don't forget to tag yourselves and share your achievement!
In the run up to Easter we're thinking about everything we're lucky to have in our lives. Take our Count Your Blessings challenge and find out what you can do to help: [ Bit.ly Link ]