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Our first canine volunteer!

It is estimated that over 100,000 grandparents are full-time raising their grandchildren, because the parent, for whatever reason, is...

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Giving More Effectively

One of the things we do at SFFC is to match needs with resources. In fact we have a...

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Visit from the Children & Families minister

The Children & Families minister, the Rt Hon Edward Timpson MP, has made a visit to Safe Families for...

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Volunteer Evening – 28th April

You are warmly invited to Tees Valley Volunteer Evening! When?  Monday 28th April. Where?  The Oakwood Centre (Tees Valley Community Church)...

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Saturday 10th May: Volunteer Training 10am – 3.30pm

If you’d like to become a volunteer with Safe Families for Children, you must attend one of our training...

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Facts and Figures

Safe Families for Children currently has


volunteers in place


The number of families we have supported in the past year.


The number of nights we have welcomed children into our homes.



See the remarkable stores first hand from our volunteers and families. Find out how rewarding it can be to make a difference in a family's life. YOU could be a family's only hope.