Find out how in 2015, we made life better
for 300,000 people: children, young people,
their parents and carers.
Our Impact Report explains how we help and how we measure our positive impact on people’s lives.
We run 650 services in local communities across the UK.
We’ve been helping children and young people for 145 years. From our earliest days, we’ve moved with the times to adapt, to make children safer. We built friendly homes in 1869 for children living on the streets. We were the first charity in the UK to create a national adoption agency in 1926, and the first to open our doors to German refugees fleeing the Nazis in 1939.
We evolve. Today we support parents and parents-to-be, babies and pre-school children. We help young carers, disabled children and their families. We support young people through the most difficult times – in their families, in care and as they become independent adults.
Data from all our services across the UK shows that: