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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Exploring the European Experience

Break has organised a series of Social Pedagogy Masterclasses during July, to Enhance Professional Practice. Monday 6 July An Introduction to Social Pedagogy and how it is used in mainland Europe The King's Centre, Norwich, NR1 1PH Guest Speaker: Benedikt Stursenhecker - Professor of Social Pedagogy and Education (Hamburg University) The day will introduce participants to the history of Social ...

Barnard Charity Golf Day

Monday 20 July 2015 Glen Lodge, Bawburgh Golf Club, Norwich This fantastic annual charity golf day has raised thousands of pounds to help local causes for many years, and is back for another year in aid of Break and Norwich Door to Door. Since the event was started in 1993 by the Barnard Family, it has raised over £145k for good causes - this year we want to amke sure we exceed £150k in ...

Break Skydiving Day - Break through the Skies!!

Saturday 12 September 2015 Ellough Airfield, Beccles, Suffolk Do something amazing and skydive for Break! Take on the adrenaline rush of a lifetime and raise money for Break at the same time. Join us for the Break Skydiving Day on Saturday 12th September 2015 at Ellough Airfield, Beccles. We have linked up with UK Parachuting to bring you this skydiving experience, which includes a tandem ...

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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