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Parents And Children Together – PACT Building and strengthening families since 1911

Adoption


Independent, outstanding-rated adoption charity creating families across the south east and supporting them for life

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CATCH


Our online Children And Trauma Community Hub for families and professionals providing trauma-informed care for children

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Bounce Back 4 Kids


Our therapeutic recovery programme supporting children affected by trauma caused by domestic abuse

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Alana House


Our community project supporting and empowering women facing multiple disadvantages

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Carols at the Minster

A Christmas celebration for all the family

Celebrate the festive season with us this year at Reading Minster! Join us for a fun-filled, family-friendly concert of music, readings, performances and Christmas reflections to celebrate family life and raise money for PACT’s work with children, families and the local community.

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Support us | visit our shop

Buy a copy of our Alana House recipe book, order art prints created by Alana House women or see our range of unique virtual gifts

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Fundraise for us

There are so many ways you can raise money for PACT and make a difference to women, children and families!

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Adopter stories

Stories from some of the many families who have adopted with PACT
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Adopter stories

Stories from some of the many families who have adopted with PACT
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Alana House stories

The latest stories from women who have been supported by Alana House, PACT women’s community project that uses a holistic and trauma-informed approach to support and empower women facing multiple disadvantages.

  • Christy’s story

    Christy* was referred to Alana House after being arrested. An Alana House support worker created a support plan which gave Christy a starting point to be able to make sense of what support she needed….


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  • Kayla’s story

    Kayla* was referred to Alana House in 2021. She needed support for her physical and mental health, her financial situation and her attitudes, thinking and behaviour…


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BB4K stories

Stories from families who have been supported by Bounce Back 4 Kids, PACT’s domestic abuse recovery programme that uses therapeutic techniques to support children who have been affected by or witnessed domestic abuse.

  • Hayley and her daughter attended BB4K’s group programmes

    Hayley* and her two children were referred to BB4K after experiencing abuse from the children’s father.


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  • Millie and her mum Flora received support from BB4K

    Millie*, aged 9, was referred to the Bounce Back 4 Kids team for support in 2020 after experiencing an environment of domestic abuse from her mum’s previous relationships.


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Check out PACT’s latest news

Alana House project wins top award

A project to divert women away from the criminal justice system wins a top award from the Howard League for Penal Reform.
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Alana House shares award-winning work at Enriching Lives conference

On 25th November 2022, Alana House came together with other organisations to speak about its Enrich programme and demonstrate the importance of women’s centres in supporting women who come into co

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Berkshire community project creates art empowering women

A COMMUNITY project in Reading has empowered the women using its services to create beautiful pieces of artwork which are being used to support the charity.

Alana House, part of local ch

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