Personal stories

Every year  Children 1st works to support thousands of vulnerable children, young people and their families.

Helping vulnerable children and young people thrive safely within their families is at the heart of what we do.

Read some of the stories of how we make a difference.


  • Flynn's story

    Flynn (9) came to Children 1st after worries about his mental health due to the domestic abuse he had witnessed.

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  • Millie's story

    "Thanks to Children 1st I was able to confront my cousin and show him I’m in power not him."

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  • Lucy's story

    "My life is back on track," says Lucy. "I’m liking who I am."

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  • Chelsea's story

    "I hope to become a counsellor one day, that’s what I’m studying. I’d love to help someone the way Children 1st has helped me."

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  • Rory's story

    Rory's confidence self-esteem were very low after suffering extreme neglect and emotional abuse.

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  • Jess's story

    Jess has come a long way since Children 1st helped save her life.

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How you can help

If you would like to help us to support more children young, people and their families, get involved in our work, or you may wish to make a donation.