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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.

Take on a challenge...

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

Senior Support Worker

King's Lynn

£23,478 - £24,410

Permanent / Full Time

Family Support Worker


£20,321 to £20,933

Permanent / Full Time

Support Worker

Mundesley, Norfolk


£20,321 - £20,933


Permanent / Full Time

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