Creating space for change

Pause works to prevent the damaging consequences of thousands more children being taken into care each year.

Pause works with women who have experienced, or are at risk of, repeated pregnancies that result in children needing to be removed from their care. We aim to give women the opportunity to pause and take control of their lives breaking a destructive cycle that causes both them and their children deep trauma.


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We are recruiting!

Our national team supports all the relationships and partnerships within and across the Pause Partnership nationally. We are looking for a Training and Events Administrator to join the team. Could this be you?

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Pause brings women's experience to the heart of NCAS conference

Delegates at the National Children’s & Adult Services (NCAS) conference joined Pause to discuss how to learn from women’s experiences to develop services with greater impact.

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This is such a great idea. Knowing that other women have shared experience can have a positive impact on Pause Participants and can spur them on to try new things, or just to keep going. And it’s great to see Pause Practices working together too. twitter.com/NELCouncil/sta…