Helping children

Two childrenWe defend, safeguard and protect the childhood of all children and young people throughout the UK through our network of programmes and services.

You can search for programmes by type, using the navigation menu on the left, or use our interactive map. You'll find information on all our projects on the map.

If you'd like to volunteer for us, visit our volunteer section.

Or you can make a donation.

Areas of work

Important areas currently include:

  • young runaways and refugees
  • ensure that individual disabled children are given a voice
  • provide expert services in the area of youth justice
  • with our schools work, children's centres and mentoring schemes, we prevent vicious circles of fear and harm developing
  • provide support for Traveller and Gypsy children
  • give advice to children and young people who are affected by adult drug and alcohol misuse and young carers.