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Making life better for young people in and around care

Break work across East Anglia giving children, young people and families the time, support, and care they need to achieve their full potential.

Whether that’s through therapeutic services, respite breaks, providing a resilient home or support with parenting, we are committed to supporting them through whatever life has in store.

Walk 10,018 steps a day during January 2023

Could you help transform a child's life by providing a safe, loving home?

Find out about Break's therapeutic fostering service across East Anglia.

Staying Connected

Break’s services aren’t just about keeping a roof over a young person’s head. They’re also about helping each and every young person thrive, no matter their start in life.

"I didn't feel ready to leave care"

Tyler Jones*, 21, left care at 18 and was moved into one of Break’s Staying Close, Staying Connected flats. He shares his story.

Time for a change?

At Break we live for change and what it can do for the lives of those that need us across East Anglia. We are always looking for exceptional people to join the team.

Our vision is to be the leading children’s care charity in East Anglia, striving for the best outcomes for young people on the edge of care, in care and moving on from care. Be part of that journey and find your future career with Break.

Join our team

Support Worker

King's Lynn

£10.28 - £10.59 per hour

Permanent / Full Time

Mobile Support Worker

Norfolk and Cambridgeshire

£20,321 - £21,433 per annum

Permanent / Full Time

Senior Support Worker

King's Lynn

 

£23,478 - £24,410 per annum

 

Permanent / Full Time

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Break responds to the government’s proposed strategy to transform children’s social care

Today, the government responded to recommendations made by the three independent reviews into the care system for children in England and Wales. Read our response to the strategy.

Why a giraffe?

We know it isn’t every day you see a giraffe on the streets of Cambridge, but there are a lot of reasons we thought they would be the perfect animal to represent the work we do here at Break.

Come and join our herd!

We are excited to reveal the sculpture for our new trail in Cambridge 2024 will be the gentle giant of the African Plains, the elegant giraffe!