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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Bringing #MyWholeSelf to work

Kaye Savage, HR and Governance Lead at Pause reflects on bringing your whole self to work… even when we can’t go to the office.

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*Coronavirus update* Temporary closure of Pause national office

The Pause national team has relocated to working from home in line with current government advice relating to the continued outbreak of Coronavirus.

We are still here and will continue working to support women and Pause Practices across the UK.

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Pause North East Lincolnshire ran from 2017-2020. 80% of women they supported had experience of domestic abuse. They supported women to talk more about their experiences and with @ElectricEggUK co-created the More Than What’s Written. Watch it now 👉bit.ly/3dAxKyP 👈