Save the Family provide a safe, supported community for homeless and troubled families where safeguarding is paramount. Our vision is to keep families together and help them create a positive future.

We’re looking for new Trustees!

Save the Family provide a safe community environment combined with support and mentoring for homeless and troubled families where safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults is paramount.

We are recruiting new Trustees who share our passion for creating a positive future for the families we support and for the charity. In particular, we are looking for talented individuals with skill and senior experience in one or more of the following:

  • Strategic management of a charity
  • Marketing
  • Fundraising
  • Providing homes and support to vulnerable families

You will also need to have a genuine commitment to helping vulnerable families, a desire for service excellence and an understanding of the challenges we face in delivering our mission backed by strategic thinking, communication and team working skills.

Whilst these positions are unremunerated, they offer the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable families

For an informal discussion, please contact John Church, Chief Executive on 01244333836

Please click here for a downloadable Trustee Recruitment Pack.


A family in need

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Stella came to Save the Family in January 2013 after staying at two Refuges in Liverpool and Chester. She was forced to leave her home when the police were called to the house after a neighbour raised concerns about the family’s safety. Social services were called out and gave Stella an ultimatum of leaving there and then with her children, or risk having the children removed.

“It was horrendous, I literally had to pack my bags and leave the house, all my possessions and everything.”   More

Save the Family in action

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Save the Family’s Head Office is a converted farm based on the outskirts of West Cheshire. It has 24 self-contained cottages/apartments and 9 flats for single women. Within the facilities there is our Family & Children’s Centre.

The Centre provision includes: nursery, after school club, brand new Sensory Room, outdoor play areas, and a ‘mock home’ used as an environment to provide parenting and home management skills training for the parents.  More