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Barnardo’s is here to support and protect the UK’s most vulnerable children and bring out the best in them no matter what they have been through.
Tia’s gymnastic piece featured in our advert symbolises the challenging journey that many of our children and young people, like Khaled, go through when experiencing difficulties with their mental health. Barnardo’s runs centres to help them build their confidence and address the root of their difficulties.Find out more
Isaac says everyone has a barrier, but if we remove it anything is possible. Discover how his love of video games opened up a new world.Find out more
Sam was homeless, hungry and living in a tent. Discover how Barnardo’s helped him realise his dream.Find out more
The restaurant with a difference that encourages and inspires. Find out how catering conquers adversity, with some fun along the way.Find out more
Jordan spent the majority of his childhood in care. With nowhere to turn at the age of 16 he received support from Barnardo’s.Find out more
Barnardo’s Positive Identities project supports young people who identify as LGBTQ, providing a safe space – we also help family members who are struggling with it.Find out more
See Ida’s extended ballet scenes from our advert and read more about our work.Find out more
See Tia’s extended gymnastic performance from our advert and read more about our work.Find out more
Stories of young people affected by sexual abuse and sexual exploitation, such as Jenny’s, inspired the powerful drumming performance by James in our advert. Barnardo’s run services to protect sexually exploited and abused children and those at risk.Find out more
Barnardo’s believes in children – they have amazed us, inspired us and rewarded us over the last 150 years. With our new campaign ‘Believe in Me’, we want to show the world why children are so incredible, no matter what their circumstances, gender, race, disability or behaviour.Find out more
Jessica is only ten, but has had more responsibility than many adults. Find out how and why she looks after her two younger sisters.Find out more
If you think that a child is in immediate danger please dial 999. Alternatively please contact your local authority social care department, or the NSPCC 24 hour child protection helpline listed below.
If you are a child who needs help, please call Childline on 0800 11 11.
Alternatively, please call 0808 800 5000 to discuss your concerns with the NSPCC 24 Hour Child Protection Helpline.
If you are concerned about a Barnardo's member of staff, volunteer or carer please call the relevant national or regional office and speak to a Barnardo's senior manager or children's services representative.