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

Railway Children and Safer London are launching a new project in Croydon to improve the support given to young people who go missing or run away.

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Railway Children has joined forces with leading children’s charity Action for Children to secure the longer-term future of the Liverpool Young Runaways project, which was threatened with closure in May 2015 when it faced a severe funding cut of £158,000 by Liverpool City Council.

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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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