Whatever the issue from drug misuse to disability; youth crime to mental health; sexual abuse to domestic violence; poverty to homelessness; Barnardo’s believes we can bring out the best in every child.
As one of the UK's leading children's charities, Barnardo's works directly with over 100,000 children, young people and their families every year. We run 415 vital projects across the UK, including counselling for children who have been abused, fostering and adoption services, vocational training and disability inclusion groups.
Every Barnardo's project is different but each believes in the potential in every child and young person, no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through.
Barnardo’s works in the areas of:
- Child poverty
- Children in trouble
- Sexual abuse
- Sexual exploitation
- Substance misuse
- Children in care
- Young carers
- Domestic violence
- Disability and inclusion
- Fostering, adoption and short break care
- Parenting support
- Black and minority ethnic communities