We believe in a world where no child ever has to live on the streets....

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We believe in a world where no child ever has to live on the streets....

Children run away or are forced to leave homes where they suffer poverty, violence, abuse and neglect. They find themselves living on the streets because there is nowhere else to go and nobody to turn to. We work to reach children as soon as they arrive on the streets and intervene before an abuser can.

What we do >>

We work at three levels for long-term change

Street level

Street level

Street level

We meet the immediate needs of children on the streets. Our outreach workers go out on the streets to find vulnerable children before an abuser can.

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Community level

We change the perceptions of local communities. We make children on the streets visible to their communities and aid understanding of how they came to be there.

Community level

We change the perceptions of local communities. We make children on the streets visible to their communities and aid understanding of how they came to be there.

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Government level

Government level

Government level

We use research, expertise and strong relationships with key individuals and departments to influence policy makers and leverage government support.

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What's new at railway children

Latest news
Latest news

In collaboration with the New Horizon Youth Centre Outreach team and British Transport Police, Railway Children has launched a new project in and around King's Cross & St Pancras station.

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A team of young people aged 18-21 years old involved in a Railway Children project have just won an award celebrating cutting edge research and youth leadership in social problem-solving.

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Recent Blogs
Recent Blogs

It's my first day in Kolkata. A thousand tarpaulin-covered homeless families surround me, scraping a living amongst streets overflowing with raw sewage and filth...

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