For children living in families where parents are affected by drugs or alcohol misuse, life can be extremely challenging.

These children are often affected by domestic violence, poverty, low self-esteem and child sexual exploitation.

With a lack of dedicated services and funding to address this area, we are leading the way in developing programmes to identify and support these children.

CheckPoint Torbay Children's Rights

Children's Rights in Torbay works with children and young people, ensuring their opinions and experiences influence services in the area.

The Children’s Society East

Essex Young People's Drug and Alcohol Service (EYPDAS) is based in Chelmsford but works across Essex, supporting young people


The Include service is home to the national young carers’ initiative, reaching out to young carers within all communities.