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Children don’t choose their lives, but we can choose to act and give them the foundations they need to thrive. Join us in the movement and Choose Childhood.
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Action for Children 4h
Cathal used to cope with his emotions by bottling them up. After joining the Blues Programme, he has figured out healthy ways to express himself and talk about how he is feeling. Now he's living his life by the words of !
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is said to be one of the saddest days of the year. Some children struggle with this every day. We need to make sure we're looking after our most vulnerable children. Join us today in ensuring every child has a safe and happy childhood.
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Anneliese was diagnosed with alopecia when she was fourteen. Through the Blues Programme, she was provided with support to deal with the negative thoughts she felt. Find out more about our Blues Programme, funded by , here ⬇️
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🌞 We know that today is , but what if we started using this day as an opportunity to focus on boosting our wellbeing and happiness? Here are a few ideas you can try to help boost your child's emotional wellbeing:
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Newburn Manor Jan 17
Our Year 5 children took part in a 'Curious Beasts' show this week, a performance developed by charity in a bid to encourage children to talk about their mental health through puppets.
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Action for Children Jan 19
Concerns about "systemic failures" in a London council's SEND department prompted to take a highly unusual step of ordering a full-scale audit.
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Action for Children Jan 19
If you think a child might be suffering neglect or abuse, it can be difficult to know what to do. But your action is vital in making sure that child gets the help they need. Find out what you can do if you feel worried about a child:
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Action for Children Jan 19
That's really nice to hear, Lianne. ❤️
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Action for Children Jan 19
👣 You don’t have to go far to find an adventure! Going outside and getting out of the house can be a great thing for parents and children alike. There’s plenty to see and do on even the shortest walk or bus ride. Find out more:
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Action for Children Jan 18
"My support worker helps me believe there are people that care.” Courage chatted with this week about our new STAY project aimed at supporting care experienced young people at college. Find out how it's helping young people:
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Action for Children Jan 18
Counsellors from have put together some advice on how to talk to your teenager - even when it can be a challenge.
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Action for Children Jan 17
Are you interested in adopting? We’re looking for loving, supportive, determined people to offer permanent homes to children. Help and support is available at every step - get in touch with your local team today:
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Action for Children Jan 17
Every child deserves a safe and happy childhood. In the UK, however, there are more children in care, social pressure is intense and more children have been identified as being at risk of harm. Join us in urging government to :
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Action for Children Jan 17
Replying to @ChildFoodTrust
Read more about what nutritionist Mari Clark from has to say about a few healthy changes you can make to your child's lunchbox in our blog here: ⬇️
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Action for Children Jan 17
🍎 Packed lunches are on average worse nutritionally than meals offered by schools, according to a study published in the . has more:
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Action for Children Jan 17
Our Serious Organised Crime Intervention Service, funded by , is now being rolled out in Edinburgh, Newcastle, and Cardiff. Find out how it has helped ‘at-risk’ young people from falling into a life of crime:
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Action for Children Jan 16
🌿 "We work on children's resilience, self-esteem and imagination - all those things are maybe a bit harder to find indoors." Find out in the how Our Lady's Pre-School is helping kids to 'embrace the mud!' 👇
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Action for Children Jan 16
We're here to ensure children in the UK have safe and happy childhoods. Our report highlights the pressures children and young people face today, and the urgent need for investment and support to stop problems reaching crisis point.
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Action for Children Jan 16
Lovely to see chat with Kavita, one of our amazing health practitioners! Baby Steps, delivered with , gives parents the best start possible, enabling them to build supportive relationships and care for their baby.
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Action for Children Jan 16
This is Lynda, and her son Oakley. They are part of a fostering family, and they provide homes for young people until they're ready to live by themselves. All of our foster families offer warmth, love and stability. Could you give a child a loving home?
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