Who we are

We transform lives as the leading social justice charity across the island of Ireland. Operating since 1978, we believe another chance can change a life.

Each year we speak up for and support more than 20,000 children, young people, individuals and families. We enable them to overcome their challenges, empower positive change and support family unity.

We also support, house, and advise people who are:

Our Vision

We will aim to change lives to support a socially just and inclusive society.

Our Mission

We will create opportunities and provide supports to enable everyone to meaningfully participate in society.

Our ethos

We are life-changing
We bring solutions
We are forward-looking
We deliver quality
We are trustworthy

We employ more than 650 compassionate, innovative, professional, and dedicated staff across the island of Ireland. Every day they are proud to demonstrate our staff values in their work.

Our Values


We value the feelings, opinions and rights of our service users, colleagues, and other stakeholders.


All our decisions and interactions will be ethical, open, honest, and transparent.


We care about our service users and colleagues and will act with empathy in all engagements.


We hold ourselves and each other responsible for our decisions and actions.


We work inclusively with service users, colleagues, and key stakeholders to deliver high quality supports and evidence-based services.