Action for Children
01/24/2017 at 14:35. Facebook
The team at Manchester fostering have made a video to show you what the stages are to becoming a foster carer.
Action for Children
01/24/2017 at 12:22. Facebook
Action for Children Fostering Manchester Foster carers and team tell you their fostering highlights.
Action for Children
01/24/2017 at 11:45. Facebook
Our fostering project that we run in Manchester is a specialist fostering programme for young people aged 11-14.

These young people have sadly experienced emotional and behavioural difficulties and are residing in Residential Children's home due to a high number of placement breakdowns...every child deserves to be part of a family and that is where we come in.

The aim of this programme is...
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Action for Children
01/24/2017 at 10:49. Facebook
Here's a picture of some of our Manchester foster carers before they start their weekly foster carer meeting.

Our foster carers do an amazing job, they provide stability, boundaries and most importantly a loving home to young people. They are also great advocates for Action for Children and the work that we do.

At around 12pm today we will be going LIVE from our office in Manchester and...
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Action for Children
yesterday at 19:27. Facebook
“I was 15, having been in care since I was 13. I had already experienced 9 different placements.”

For two years, Jack was left without stability, moving from home to home, without knowing where he would be next or when it would stop.

“I was in with the wrong crowd and using drugs. I had committed several minor offences before being involved in a Category A offence. I was facing custody but...
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Action for Children
01/22/2017 at 18:47. Facebook
Today people across the country are supporting Homeless Sunday challenging the conditions that create homelessness and celebrating the work being done. You can help us support homeless young people this year by signing up to our flagship fundraiser Byte Night

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Action for Children
01/21/2017 at 12:44. Facebook
Our free Giant Wiggle fundraising and activity pack is full of all the materials you need to have a fun-filled day inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar, including activity ideas, stickers, caterpillar crowns and butterfly masks! Sign up today!
Action for Children
01/20/2017 at 12:44. Facebook
We all want to leave a world for children that we can be proud of, but we might face setbacks along the way. Something we can always do is inspire the young people in our lives to be confident, generous and kind to ensure a positive future.
Action for Children
01/19/2017 at 19:51. Facebook
Action for Children Wessex specialise in providing foster placements for young people at risk of offending behaviours. One of these projects is called “Intensive Fostering” which can be a direct alternative to custody. Sarah had lived with her father during her childhood, however that relationship broke down when she was a teenager. She was placed in foster care where she frequently absconded...
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Action for Children
01/18/2017 at 19:22. Facebook
On A. A. Milne's birthday, we wanted to share this lovely quote and remind all the parents out there that even though your children might not say it, they are grateful to have you!
Action for Children
01/17/2017 at 12:31. Facebook
"I was living at a children’s home and I would go out with my friends and get drunk. We tried a few different drugs like weed and laughing gas and I was offered cocaine but this is something I knew never to take."

Joe was heading down a scary path until he decided to make some positive changes in his life. Here's how we helped him get back on track.

"I realised that if I wanted a better...
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From before they’re born until they’re into their twenties, we help disadvantaged children across the UK. We help them through fostering or adoption – and by intervening early to stop neglect and abuse. We make life better for disabled children. We influence policy and advocate for change. Our 7,000 staff and volunteers operate over 600 services, improving the lives of 390,000 children,...
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By acting early to stop children being neglected or abused.
By finding loving fostering and adoptive homes.
By providing short breaks and care for children and families.
By helping young people out of trouble and into education and jobs.
By doing what’s right, doing what’s needed, and doing what works for children.
That’s how Action for Children works.
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Wondering how on earth to get that child to sleep in the first place? If you feel like you've tried everything, we might have some tips you haven't tried: [ Actionforchildren.org.uk Link ]
Action for Children Wessex specialise in providing foster placements for young people at risk of offending behaviours. One of these projects is called “Intensive Fostering” which can be a direct alternative to custody.

Sarah had lived with her father during her childhood, however that relationship broke down when she was a teenager. She was placed in foster care where she frequently...
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When we give children the best start in life, they go on to have great futures.

Join us: [ Actionforchildren.org.uk Link ]
“My care started as making cups of tea and taking stuff to my dad. Now, I look after his medicine, make food for the whole family and clean. It depends how well or unwell he’s feeling”

Katie is a young carer for her dad. When she was 11 she spoke to one of our young carer services which provide short breaks and one-to-one support. They have been supporting her ever since.

“They’ve taken me...
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If you're struggling to establish a bedtime routine with your child, try not to lose hope. We've got a few tips if you're at the end of your tether. Remember to be consistent and if you're finding it really difficult, consider talking to a professional.

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We had a pretty amazing 2016 and we're looking forward to making 2017 bigger and better! Thank you for sticking by us #internationalthankyouday