We make life

better for

young people in care

"They help you start going to college, now I know I've got the qualifications I need to go to do the job I want to do."

25% of young people not in employment, education or training have experienced the care system. Break's Staying Close, Staying Connected project for care leavers is breaking that mould.

Hatty Christmas Week 6-12 Dec

Wear a festive hat or a silly scarf, or create crazy hair and get every single person you know to do the same, then donate to Break – it is that simple!

Text HATTYXMAS 3 to 70085 to donate £3
Text HATTYXMAS 5 to 70085 to donate £5

Texts cost your donation pledge plus one standard rate message.

Christmas Cards are now available to buy from our charity shops

With £2 from every card pack going to Break, purchasing our charity Christmas cards is a great way to help those we support while spreading some festive cheer.

WIN a bundle of Curry's goodies or a luxury Christmas Hamper!

The Break Christmas Prize Draw is a great chance to play along and win fantastic prizes while supporting vulnerable young people.

Get the latest news in your inbox

Latest News

Cows About Cambridge: An Udderly Spectacular Success for the City

Independent research into the impact of this summer’s Cows about Cambridge sculpture trail. More than 533,570 residents and visitors actively engaged with the largest public art event that Cambridge has ever hosted.

Jake Humphrey and Break celebrate 10 years of partnership as patronage draws to a close

Break, a charity working across East Anglia to improve the lives of children and young people on the edge of care, in care and leaving care, have presented Jake Humphrey with a piece of art by artist Mik Richardson to mark the end of 10 years of partnership.

Cows About Cambridge: Charity auction bidders deserve pat on the back

Cows about Cambridge raised a moovellous £257,100 in a charity auction hosted by celebrity auctioneer Charles Hanson at the Graduate Cambridge hotel yesterday evening.