We are a registered charity which has been providing a diverse range of specialist residential and community based services for vulnerable children young people and families across East Anglia for over 40 years.

Young People in Care

Our core business is the provision of children’s homes. We currently have 7 homes for Looked After Children across the region and a fostering service offering single placements to traumatised young people

Children with Disabilities

We also provide a children’s home for young people with profound learning and physical disabilities and two short break schemes

Family Support

Families House in Norwich provides services to support separating parents and additional support and guidance to those who are struggling with parenting

Children at Risk

Break provides a range of assessment and support services to children at risk via our Residential Family Centre and a range of community based services


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Hillltop Charity Adventure Day, Sheringham

15th August Join us at Hilltop Outdoor centre in Sheringham. All proceeds will go to North Street Children's Home as part of their 100 Day Challange A whole day of activities for just £20 per person (payment to be made in advance)   Start time: 09.30am registration  AM: Crate Stacking, Archery and Team problem solving. At an additional cost North Street will be running a Lunch time BBQ. Plus ...

Break Skydiving Day - Break through the Skies!!

Saturday 12 September 2015 Ellough Airfield, Beccles, Suffolk Do something amazing and skydive for Break! Take on the adrenaline rush of a lifetime and raise money for Break at the same time. Join us for the Break Skydiving Day on Saturday 12th September 2015 at Ellough Airfield, Beccles. We have linked up with UK Parachuting to bring you this skydiving experience, which includes a tandem ...

The Grand Norwich Duck Race 2015

  Come get quackers with us for the fifth annual Grand Norwich Duck Race in partnership with The Ribs of Beef public house, Norwich Canoe Hire, the Broads Authority and the Maids Head. The Grand Norwich Duck Race is one that individuals, companies and community groups can get involved in – culminating in a fun filled day by the water’s edge on Saturday 1 August. Ducks race from St George's Bridge ...

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As Patron of Break, I have seen first-hand the amazing work they do with vulnerable children, young people and families

Jake Humphrey