Making life better for young people in and around care

It’s often the smallest things that make the biggest difference

Christmas can be a reminder for those living in care that their lives are different to others. You can make a difference today.

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

Support Worker

King's Lynn

£10.28 - £10.59 per hour

Permanent / Full Time

Recruitment Advisor

Norwich

£25,536 - £27,606 per annum

Fixed Term / Full Time

Senior Support Worker

King's Lynn

 

£23,478 - £24,410 per annum

 

Permanent / Full Time

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Find out about Break's therapeutic fostering service across East Anglia.

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It's the ‘small things’ that could make a big difference to a young person in care this Christmas

This Christmas, East Anglian charity Break, which supports young people on the edge of, in care and leaving care, is raising awareness about the small things that can make a big impact to a child in care whilst calling on the public to help them make a young person’s Christmas special this year.

Break helps inspire the future generation of social care workers from local college.

A team from Break, East Anglia’s leading charity supporting young people in care and beyond, spent the day with social care students at City College Norwich to show the different aspects to a career in supporting those with lived care experience.

Young People's Voices: Take a Break with Break Podcast

To celebrate National Care Leaver’s Week, a group of young people from Break have created a brand new podcast series to challenge the perceptions given to care leavers whilst discussing the issues those in care often face.