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Invitation to a private view in May

Invitation to a private view in May

"I am very pleased to support the wonderful work of Children and War UK. Vulnerable children need the help and hope that they bring.”Friends and supporters of Children and War UK are warmly invited to join us for a very special evening reception and private view of...

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Training highlights of 2023

Training highlights of 2023

“The earthquake in Turkey and the war in Ukraine have been major focuses for our work, alongside training UK carers in schools and local authorities.” Major emergencies in Ukraine and Turkey were the focus of our training in 2023, with vital assistance given on the...

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Trustees wanted for Children and War UK

Trustees wanted for Children and War UK

"We are at an exciting moment in our development and welcome interest from the widest possible range of candidates."We are seeking at least three new trustees to help us expand our work in all areas – from training to research to finance and fundraising. We are a...

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Helping the children of Ukraine

Helping the children of Ukraine

“Even in the chaos of war, effective mental health input can be rapidly and cheaply provided and should be encouraged.”Almost 7,000 children in Ukraine have been helped to cope with the trauma of war through our TRT programme, according to a new report in the Journal...

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Our latest annual report

Our latest annual report

"We are particularly proud of our work to help traumatised Ukrainian children, which was launched within one month of the Russian invasion in 2022." The war in Ukraine was a major focus for our activities in the year described in our Annual Report 2022, which has just...

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New training in TRT Plus Parenting

New training in TRT Plus Parenting

"Our new training package is designed to help parents who face the challenges of conflict and displacement." On 16 January 2024 we ran two days of training for an international audience on how to lead courses in TRT Plus Parenting, a new addition to our psychological...

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£5,000 raised in memory of Bill Yule

£5,000 raised in memory of Bill Yule

Claire Yule, daughter of our much-loved trustee Bill Yule, has been raising money in his name for CAW UK – a charity which he co-founded and which was very dear to his heart. Already over £5,000 has been raised on the JustGiving page that Claire set up in his name....

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Christmas cards for Children and War UK

Christmas cards for Children and War UK

A huge thank you to graphic designer Jess Toudic who produced a new range of Christmas cards to raise funds for us. Jess donated 50% of the card sales to us, raising £145, which is very much appreciated. She is still keen to get this sum match-funded, so if anyone...

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Race for Children and War UK

Race for Children and War UK

Jenny Luckock and her friends Mariana Birchall, Lena Have, Ally Gabriele, Katie Routledge are training with a purpose – to raise £20,000 for Children and War UK.

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Kateryna Yavna: Training Ukrainians in TRT

Kateryna Yavna: Training Ukrainians in TRT

When Ukrainian psychologist Kateryna Yavna found herself stuck in the UK because of Covid travel restrictions, she had no way of knowing that things would get worse. In normal life, she divided her time between London, UK, and Lviv in Ukraine. Then in February 2022,...

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Music for Ukraine’s children

Music for Ukraine’s children

A concert for Children and War UK in June 2022 raised over £8,500. Every seat in the house was taken, and many more watched via the live link. Our thanks to the marvellous musicians who made the concert so memorable: sopranos Emma Kirkby and Angela Hicks, Sam Brown...

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Ukraine – update

Ukraine – update

Children and War UK’s cascade approach to training is designed to reach large groups of children at risk of long-term psychological trauma. Between February and June 2022, we helped more than 1000 Ukrainian children – but the number of children who need help grows every day.

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What we do makes a difference

Now more than ever, children need help to cope with the trauma they're experiencing.

Children and War UK is working to give them essential tools to reduce the long-term effects of traumatic stress.

Thank you.