The UK has one of the highest rates of family breakdown in the Western world with nearly one in four children living with a single parent1. More than a million children have no contact whatsoever with one or other parent after separation2. Family breakdown has a huge effect on society and business and is estimated to cost the country £46 billion a year2. The NACCC is the only charity in the UK dedicated to solving this problem, by providing safe spaces where children can meet the parents they don’t live with. We oversee around 350 contact centres across the UK, run by a network of nearly 3000 volunteers. Our #LOSTPARENTS campaign aims to raise awareness of the work centres do in keeping children in touch with parents. We have a number of activities planned over the coming year. Have a look at this short film to find out more about what we do and how you can help.
We need your help to spread the word…
- Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
- You may wish to join us as a Volunteer. We have nearly 3000 volunteers and 1500 paid staff currently working in around 350 child contact centres throughout the country.
- It may be that you would like to join us as a Trustee
- You may wish to help us continue our work by Making a Donation
NACCC would like to take this opportunity to thank the following organisations that sponsored the launch of this campaign at the House of Lords on Monday 10th October 2016.
1 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: OECDDatabase ‘Living arrangements of children‘ (2016)
2 Centre for Social Justice ‘Fractured Families: Why stability matters’ (2013)