"It was after my dad died that I found myself homeless."


Colleen parents were drug addicts and she grew up thinking that taking drugs was normal.

At 11, she took ecstasy to numb her emotions and at just 16, after her father died, she found herself homeless.

We know there are many other teenagers like Colleen who find themselves homeless. We need you to reach them.

With your help we can provide them emergency overnight accommodation, medical care, hot food and safety.

Will you help us keep a vulnerable teenager safe this winter?


Why choose Action for Children?

We protect and support children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives.

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