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BHAO focus on creating brighter futures for vulnerable and disadvantaged children aged 9 – 24. We are steadfast in our mission to reduce the ever-increasing levels of violence, unemployment and poor educational outcomes within inner city disadvantaged communities and are committed to inspiring growth and elevation to all children and young people that we work with.

Every young person is different and as such we have a dedicated and ever-growing team of empathetic and experienced practitioners all focused on supporting young people to fulfill their potential and develop into happy, successful and independent adults.

We understand many of the challenges and traumas facing the vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people whether mental, emotional or physical and as such all our staff foster a principled approach enabling YP to have positive role models equipping them with the tools to success.

We believe in empowering children and young people through dedicated support, care and education and that no matter the circumstances all YP deserve a chance at success and a bright future

Taking a collaborative approach, we work to form the team around to child to ensure that YP are safe in all their day to day environments and that any care plans have explored all avenues to ensure that YP are contextually safeguarded whilst in receipt of out services.

BHAO pride ourselves on maintaining a set of principles and values with the progression of young people at its core.


  • Advocacy – Always supporting the needs of the YP with the aim of achieving their goals.
  • Sustainability – Sustaining positive relationships and maintaining this throughout the different pathways YPs lives can take.
  • Attainment – we work to ensure that YP are able to achieve SMART targets relative to their individual needs.
  • Respect – We always show our YP respect and this in turn fosters trust and develops a YP sense of community belonging.
  • Integrity – We take a principled approach to working with young people modelling strong principles