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.

Refugee and migrant services

We provide advice, advocacy and support for refugee and migrant families who face destitution in London, with a focus on the London boroughs of Newham, Lewisham, Croydon and Hackney. We deliver professional awareness-raising sessions and group work to increase confidence, well-being and skills.

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

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

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.

The Children's Society in Oxford

The Children's Society in Oxford, formally known as the OASIS and Harbour Projects, provides a range of services to refugees and asylum seekers.