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

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At The Children's Society, we help these children find accommodation, overcome language barriers and, most importantly, to rebuild their lives in new communities, surrounded and supported by friends.

Hope Young Refugee Service

Our programme supports young people aged 11-19 from around the world seeking to rebuild their lives in Greater Manchester.


Include is part of our refugee pioneer practice and the Young Carers Beacon, and works to meet goals and targets for these two groups.

LEAP programme

LEAP stands for listening, empowerment, advocacy and participation. The LEAP programme is based in West Leeds.

SMART (Supporting Migrants, Asylum-seekers and Refugees Together)

We work with asylum seeking, refugee and migrant children, young people and families within Newcastle.

Destitution Project- London

We provide advice, advocacy and case work support for young migrants, asylum seekers and refugees aged 14 to 21, who are destitute or at risk of destitution.

Family Voice - London

We provide advice, advocacy and support for refugee and migrant families who face destitution in London.

Stand By Me - London

We organise social and group activities to improve emotional well-being and build resilience, and we deliver training to professionals to raise awareness about the issues affecting separated young people and their rights and entitlements.

Rise Project

The Rise Project is a specialist service for boys and young men aged 11 to 25 who have been trafficked to the UK.

The Children's Society in Birmingham and Coventry

We strive to make childhood better by working directly with children, young people and their families who have fled their home countries.