Media centre

Our media team is based across the UK and provides a 24-hour service to journalists.

Media line: 020 3124 0661 (24 hours) 

Email - mediateam@actionforchildren.org.uk

Latest press releases

UK's hidden child workforce: young carers do £12,000 of unpaid work every year

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Monday, February 17, 2020

Our research hows young carers spend on average 25 hours a week caring for loved ones.

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Action for Children response to Friday's Joseph Rowntree Foundation report

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Friday, February 7, 2020

No parent should have to face the awful prospect of their youngster sitting without a plate of food to eat after school

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Action for Children responds to the Office of National Statistics release on child abuse in England and Wales

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

"Young people suffering from abuse must be able to access the help they need as soon as possible"

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Action for Children responds to the education policy institute (EPI) annual report on access to child and mental health services in England (CAMHS)

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Friday, January 10, 2020

“The government is failing to address the growing crisis in children’s mental health"

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Frequently asked questions

Find answers to some common questions.

Can I contact you out of hours?

Yes! We run a 24/7 press office for journalists only so you will be able to get in touch with the on duty member of the team outside the office hours. You will be able to reach them on 020 3124 0661.

Please note this is for journalists only. If you are not a journalist please call our head office on: 01923 361 500 (Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm) or email ask.us@actionforchildren.org.uk.

Do you have an ISDN line?

We do have an ISDN line, the number is 0207 405 4226. 

Please do call us on 020 3124 0661 to set up an interview. 

Do you have spokespeople in my patch?

We run services rights across the UK so we will be able to help you with a spokesperson from your region. Please do give us a call to find out how we can help.

Can you help with case studies?

Yes we can. We have services across the country so please let us know how we can help you find the best story. 

More information

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