Mission and Vision

Our VISION

A future where young people feel safe beyond their homes because their communities and child protection systems can, and will, protect them from harm.

Our MISSION

We learn about young people’s experiences of harm and safety outside the home. Working with professionals and communities, we use this learning to increase protection in young people’s peer groups, schools and neighbourhoods.

COLLABORATIVE

Collaborating with professionals, children, young people, families and communities to inform decisions about safety.

ECOLOGICAL

Considering the links between the spaces where young people experience harm and how these are shaped by inequalities.

RIGHTS-BASED

Rooted in children’s and human rights.

STRENGTHS-BASED

Building on the strengths of individuals and communities to achieve change.

EVIDENCED-INFORMED

Producing research that is grounded in the reality of how life happens. Proposing solutions informed by lived experience.