Mother and child from Ukraine

Barnardo’s Ukrainian support helpline  

If you’re fleeing the war in Ukraine and arriving in the UK, call our helpline for advice, therapy and practical support.

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Our Impact

We protect, support and nurture the UK's most vulnerable children. For every £1 we spend, approximately 92p goes on working with the children and young people who most need our help.

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What we do

  • foster carer and child sit on the sofa

    Helping you foster a child

    Fostering is a really important role that can get a child through a difficult time. Your love and support can make a huge difference to their life – and to yours. And you won't be alone: we will give you all the specialist support you need.

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    Protecting children

    We support children who have been abused and help them feel safe again. We provide the long-term support they need and help prevent further cases of abuse. 

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    Supporting young people

    We offer practical and emotional support to young people so they can enter adulthood with the confidence they need to achieve their full potential.

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Get involved

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    Ask the government to make bus travel free for care leavers up to 25

    Help care leavers to get the independence they need to build a brighter future. Add your name to our petition today.

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    Challenge yourself

    Take on a challenge event and raise money to help vulnerable children across the UK. 

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    Raise money for us

    Join a community of like-minded people having fun and raising money to improve young lives. 

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    Shop with us

    Find your nearest shop to discover an amazing range of clothes and accessories, homeware, books, toys and games. 

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    Listen to our Podcast

    We look at what needs to change in the Care system, and how that change can be made. 

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    A message for our supporters

    Announcing Lynn Perry as CEO