Action for Children

Action for Children

Charity information

Action for Children

Action for Children is a UK children’s charity committed to helping the most vulnerable and neglected children and young people break through injustice, deprivation and inequality, so they can achieve their full potential.

Founded 1889

  • Mission statement

    Action for Children is a national charity that supports and speaks out on behalf of the most vulnerable and neglected children and young people in the heart of communities throughout the UK. Action for Children works directly with more than 250,000 children, young people, parents and carers each year, at more than 600 services. We help them to reach their full potential, and have been doing so for over 140 years.

    The children and young people we support face the most difficult problems in life. Some don’t have the basics, from the love and care of family to regular routines such as mealtimes or the guidance that all children need to grow to be healthy adults. Others have to overcome physical or emotional challenges that hold them back. We help these children to fulfil their potential by providing services to support their individual needs. We succeed in helping children and young people to overcome difficulties at an early stage to tackle problems before it’s too late.

    We work with the most vulnerable and neglected children and young people:

    - whose families need support
    - who are in care
    - who are disabled
    - who experience severe difficulties in their lives

    By supporting Action for Children you inspire hope in the thousands of vulnerable children and young people we help.

  • Overview

    Established: July 1889

    Registered Charity Number: 1097940

    Phone number: 0141 550 9010

    Address: Fundraising Action for Children City Park 368 Alexandra Parade Glasgow G31 3AU

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website