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What we do

Barnardo’s transforms the lives of the most vulnerable children across the UK through the work of our services, campaigning and research expertise.

We believe we can bring out the very best in every child whether the issue is child poverty, sexual exploitation, disability or domestic violence.

Our work with children »

The areas in which we work.

Search our services »

Find your local Barnardo’s service.


Research and lobbying »

We lobby the government using original research based on the direct work we do with children and young people.

Our history »

Learn about the history of Barnardo’s and request support and information for former Barnardo's children.

Campaigning »

We campaign to raise public awareness of the diverse work Barnardo’s does to transform the lives of vulnerable children.

Barnardo’s today »

Find out how Barnardo’s operates as a modern day charity transforming the lives of children and young people.