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Children and families

Text and email support introduced alongside “Sunshine” call cover during Special Guardians summer shakeup

Text and email support has been introduced alongside “Sunshine” call cover during a summer shakeup of Family Action’s Special Guardianship…

A Dad’s story: family monsters and feeling like we don’t have enough time together

Father’s Day is here but it’s worth remembering that although being a parent is incredibly rewarding it can be hard…

How to manage exam pressure and your family monsters

We caught up with a group of young carers recently who shared with us their insight into juggling exam pressures…

Jade’s story: why it’s important to talk about your family monsters

Blogger, Jade shares her experience of caring for her niece and nephew as a Special Guardian and why it’s important…

Motivating students to eat a healthy breakfast

We look at how our National School Breakfast Programme and an Aston Villa footballer are inspiring secondary school students to…

Leaving the care system and having a mentor

One year ago, our Friendship Works service ran the first training weekend for Care Leaver Mentors.  David, one of the…

The monsters in our garden: RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019

Landscape architect and Family Monsters garden designer, Alistair Bayford discusses family monsters in the second of a series of articles…

FamilyLine a free out of hours helpline for families

FamilyLine is a free digital helpline service provided by Family Action, for parents and carers.   FamilyLine was designed to…

Mum faces her Family Monsters

A mum shares how one of our Perinatal Support Services and especially how her support worker *Jade has helped her…