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CHICKS appeal on BBC Radio 4

CHICKS appeal on BBC Radio 4

Actor and comedian Adrian Edmondson is to present an appeal for CHICKS on BBC Radio 4 this month.

Tune in on Sunday 19 July at  07.54 and 21.25 and Thursday 23 July at 15.27 to hear how you can give children the certainty that days full of fun, laughter and sunshine lie ahead.

Find out more

Donate to our coronavirus appeal

Donate to our coronavirus appeal

Your help is needed now more than ever.

Please give children hope that one day they'll be back at CHICKS, braving the dizzying heights of rock-climbing walls, splashing in muddy puddles and snuggling up for bedtime stories.

Click here to donate now

Join CHICKS Happy Place

Join CHICKS Happy Place

CHICKS Happy Place is now available to bring CHICKS fun and games into the homes of children and young people who would have been attending a CHICKS break in 2020.

Become a member for a taste of CHICKS breaks at home, including indoor and outdoor activities, mindfulness advice, gardening tips and recipe ideas.

Join today!

Important Notice

Important Notice

CHICKS respite breaks will stop from Friday 20 March until further notice as a result of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

We are still accepting referrals for when our service can safely start again. Email

Click here for more information

Important Notice

Important Notice

Our offices are closed because of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, but our teams are working from home and happy to help.

Please email with your enquiry and a member of the team will be in touch.

Click here for more information

Important Notice

Important Notice

Our Fundraising Teams are working incredibly hard to secure the future of this charity and the income we so desperately need at such an unprecedented and challenging time.

Please continue to make donations online while our offices remain closed. Alternatively, email to arrange a bank transfer.


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Refer a Child

Refer a Child

Do you work with a disadvantaged child who could
benefit from a CHICKS break?

Anyone that works with children in a professional
capacity can refer to us. To find out how click below!

Refer a child