We are a registered charity which has been providing a diverse range of specialist residential and community based services for vulnerable children young people and families across East Anglia for over 40 years.

Young People in Care

Our core business is the provision of children’s homes. We currently have 7 homes for Looked After Children across the region and a fostering service offering single placements to traumatised young people

Children with Disabilities

We also provide a children’s home for young people with profound learning and physical disabilities and two short break schemes

Family Support

Families House in Norwich provides services to support separating parents and additional support and guidance to those who are struggling with parenting

Children at Risk

Break provides a range of assessment and support services to children at risk via our Residential Family Centre and a range of community based services


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Friends of Families' House Fundraiser

Thursday 23 April Town Close Preparatory School, Ipswich Road, Norwich The Friends of Families' House, part of Break charity, are holding their Annual Fundraiser at Town Close Preparatory School, Ipswich Road, Norwich on Thursday 23 April from 7pm. The evening will start with drinks and canapes followed by talks from Sir Laurie Magnus, Chairman of Historic England, what it does and the importance ...

Virgin London Marathon

Each year Break has gold bond places for the Virgin London Marathon.  All our bonded places have now been allocated for 2015, but you can still get involved! We are always looking for more individuals who would like to support our services for vulnerable children, young people and families.  So if you are training hard right now and have a place secured from the ballot please get in touch and we ...

Break Benjamin Foundation Golf Day 2015

Friday 1 May 2015 Royal Cromer Golf Club Join us for the annual Break Benjamin Foundation Golf Day at the superb Royal Cromer Golf Club, supported by Kelling Heath. Teams of four £180 (£45 per person), £15 discount for Royal Cromer members, to include coffee and bacon roll on arrival, half way house, fish and chip supper + dessert. Tee off times from 11am with prizes for nearest the pin, putting ...

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As Patron of Break, I have seen first-hand the amazing work they do with vulnerable children, young people and families

Jake Humphrey