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Volunteers needed

Volunteers needed

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help launch a brand new activity programme running from our Coastal Retreat this summer. 

You'll have exciting experiences, learn new skills and meet like-minded people, all while making a valuable difference to children’s lives.

Click here to find out more about the new programme and how you can help!


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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