Kadra Abdinasir, Policy and Parliamentary Assistant

Kadra Abdinasir
Kadra supports our policy and public affairs team, and their work in Parliament. Previously she worked in a secondary school providing support to recently arrived refugee children.
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We need to transform children’s mental health services

As child and adolescent mental health services face a tipping point, we outline priorities for improving these vital services.

16 Jun 2015
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New funding announced for children’s mental health services

Every day our services work with many children whose well-being and mental health are affected by issues they face, such as abuse, neglect and substance misuse. With long waiting times for services and high thresholds for mental health assessments, these children often miss out on the vital support that would enable them to move successfully into adulthood.

17 Mar 2015
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Your help is delivering free school meals

Our Fair and Square campaign has helped bring free school meals to 200,000 more children in poverty

9 Feb 2014