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  • • Nearly half of children in care have a mental health disorder
  • • 4.2 million children in the UK are living in poverty
  • • Nearly half of children in care have a mental health disorder
  • • 1.4 million children & young people have a probable mental health disorder
  • • 1 in 5 babies aren’t receiving their entitled health visiting check at one year old
 

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The coalition responds to the ADCS call for ‘national plan for childhood’

The coalition responds to the ADCS call for ‘national plan for childhood’

The Children’s Charities Coalition - Action for Children, Barnardo’s, NCB, NSPCC, The Children’s Society respond to The Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) call for a 'national plan for childhood'.
Tim Loughton MP and Baroness Floella at the Parliamentary drop-in event for Children at the Table campaign launch

The Children’s Charities Coalition host launch event in Parliament

On the Jan 24 2024 we launched our campaign by hosting a Parliamentary drop-in event and young people led the way! Watch the highlights.
Politicians don’t understand us, say nation’s children

Politicians don’t understand us, say nation’s children

New data released today, 24th January, 2024, by the Children’s Charities Coalition highlights that children feel politicians don’t understand their lives and aren’t listening to them as the country prepares for a general election.
Rebecca

Rebecca

“I couldn't get a part time job when I was in school because I was caring for my sister. Caring was my job, but I didn’t get paid for it.”
Children At The Table - Case Study

Corrine, aged 24

“When Barnardo’s makes a promise, they keep the promise.” With Barnardo’s help, one young mum went from feelings of isolation and post-natal depression to speaking up for others at the 2023 political party conferences.