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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Never more than once – Pause launches new five-year strategy

Today, at the Pause People Conference, Jules Hiller, CEO of Pause, launches our new five-year strategy.

We believe that children have the right to a safe, secure and loving home and when that can’t happen they sometimes need to be removed into care. A key part of our vision for our 2020 to 2025 strategy is to make sure that women who experience or are at risk of the removal of children into care are given the best possible support so that it never happens more than once.

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Pause and Listen – A *new* podcast from Pause

Pause launches a new podcast mini-series, Pause and Listen, to amplify the voices and experiences of women who no longer have children in their care. In each episode, we talk about an issue that affects their lives...

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Important new report out today by @NuffieldFJO on the experiences of families & professionals of remote hearings (online or on the phone). It raises concerns about support for parents taking part & understanding of the process 👇#RemoteHearings twitter.com/NuffieldFJO/st…