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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Firewalk 2014

Thursday 13 November Taverham, Norwich Take the 'walk of your life' and hot foot it with Break! Just 20' of hot coals lay between you and the experience of a lifetime. Each particpant undergoes two hours of highly motivational training by our experts at B.L.A.Z.E, getting you ready for a walk over hot burning embers.  There is no pre-training before this event, just come along and enjoy! It is ...

Alice in Culinary Land - Dining Experience

Tuesday 3 March 2015 Debut Restaurant, City College Norwich Please join us for an evening of delicious delights on the voyage of foodie discovery. Staff and young people from across Break’s services will be joining staff and students from Debut Restaurant at City College Norwich.  They will volunteering in the kitchen and front of house to cook and serve you on the evening.  Just £250 to sponsor ...

Stody Cross Country

Sunday 8 March 2015 On the Stody Estate, near Holt, Norfolk. There are four categories for runners:         10.00am      Under 13s                2 miles / 3.5 km            £5 entry fee*                     10.30am      Under 17s                3 miles / 4.5 km            £5 entry fee*                                  11.00am      Adults / Seniors       5 miles / 8 km              £10 entry ...

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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