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Help transform the lives of vulnerable children - support our charity and our direct practice on child sexual exploitation.

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

You can browse our areas of work and children's centres lower on the page. You can also use our interactive map to find where our programmes and children's centres are in your area.

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Our work to tackle child sexual exploitation

We support children and young people intensively to cope with the trauma of sexual exploitation. Our specialist staff spot the warning signs and make this exploitation stop.

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The Children’s Society in Greater Manchester

Our hub in Greater Manchester provides a wide range of services to to young people in the area.

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The Children's Society in London

The Children’s Society in London runs local projects and campaigns for change, helping children and young people when they are at their most vulnerable and have nowhere else to turn.

The Children's Society in the Midlands

Our hub in the Midlands provides a wide range of services to to young people in the area

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Young refugees

War, persecution and torture force many children to flee to this country by themselves.

Our safeguarding statement

The Children’s Society has a duty of care to the children and young people they provide services for; as a charity this also includes taking the necessary steps to safeguard and take responsibility for them.

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Missing from home services

Our services support children and young people who go missing from home or care, or are at risk of doing so.

Advocacy services

We ensure that children in care or in the child protection system have a say in important decisions that are made about their lives.

Children affected by adult substance misuse

We are leading the way in developing programmes to identify and support children living in families where parents are affected by drugs or alcohol misuse.

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Children's centres

We run children’s centres throughout England that support the needs of children under five and their parents or carers.

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Young people experiencing mental health problems

We run services around the country for young people who are desperately in need of mental health support. Services include therapeutic support, befriending, counselling or advice.

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Participation

Participation means creating and promoting positive opportunities for children of all ages and abilities to get actively involved in all areas of our work.

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Post adoption and care service

Our service is an 'Access to Records' service, sharing records with those who were either adopted or in the care of our homes (which we no longer run)

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Young carers

We support more than 166,000 young carers across the country.

We worked with over 18,000 vulnerable children and young people last year, while our campaign wins will bring life-changing support to more than 5.6 million