Ormiston is the East of England's biggest children charity, working with children, young people and their families through challenging times in their lives. Ormiston works in homes, schools, children's centres, prisons and in the communities, in seven counties and from 35 service bases. Our aim is to reach those children and families most disadvantaged by their life circumstances. Specialisms include working with children of prisoners, young carers and children affected by prejudice.
Ormiston Families supports children, young people and their families to manage the challenges they face and improve their life chances.
Our vision is safe, healthy, happy children
We identify and respond to the needs of children, young people and families.
The people of Ormiston Families are a group of special individuals united by very strong values. You’ll see us demonstrating these values every day, right across the East of England and in each of our services.
We are Brave
We are courageous in tackling difficult issues and unflinching in our support for the most challenged. We are prepared to find innovative and creative solutions if they are the best ones for children, young people and families.
We are Effective
We will demonstrate real impact by using demonstrable approaches delivered by the right people. We will not turn our back on those seeking support from us
We are Caring
We go the extra mile by listening and learning from children, young people and families. We celebrate achievement.
Ormiston Families aims to:
- To find and support the children, young people and families in our society who need extra help and support. Often their needs are overlooked. Our ambition is to provide innovative help for them all.
Established: November 1992
Registered Charity Number: 1015716
Board members: 11
Full time staff: 65
Part time staff: 143
Phone number: 01473 705046
Address: Central Office333 Felixstowe RoadIpswichSuffolk IP3 9BUView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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