Ormiston Families

Ormiston Families

Charity information

Ormiston Families

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.

Founded 1992

  • Mission statement

    Ormiston Families supports children, young people and their families to manage the challenges they face and improve their life chances.

    Our Vision

    Our vision is safe, healthy, happy children

    Our Mission

    We identify and respond to the needs of children, young people and families.

    Our Values

    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.

  • Aims

    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.
  • Overview

    Established: November 1992

    Registered Charity Number: 1015716

    Board members: 11

    Full time staff: 65

    Part time staff: 143

    Volunteers: 120

    Phone number: 01473 705046

    Address: Central Office333 Felixstowe RoadIpswichSuffolk IP3 9BU

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