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An Unlikely Volunteer

Suffering from depression and separated from the father of her four children, Evie needed some friendly support, especially in the case of her eldest child, Helen, who displayed challenging behaviour. An unexpected Family Friend volunteer stepped forward to help Evie and Helen. Unmarried and with no experience of having children of her own, Barbara turned out to be the… Read more »

An Emergency Operation

Safe Families for Children’s path recently crossed with a poorly mum who had fled domestic violence with her young children. The family had previous negative experience of care, so when mum had to urgently be sent to hospital for an unknown length of time, the children were very fearful. Safe Families were contacted and within two hours had… Read more »

The Famous Four Have an Adventure

When my mum was diagnosed with cancer my three sisters and I were really scared. What would happen to her? What would happen to us? She had to go to the hospital with dad all the time and we had nobody to look after us. Then someone told mum and dad about Safe Families for Children. One of… Read more »

A Listening and Sympathetic Ear

I first heard about Safe Families for Children in 2013 at a presentation at my church. It offered a fantastic opportunity to reach out to families in difficulty, not just with practical support but with the love of Christ within the framework of a Christian organisation. My husband and I both felt this was an… Read more »