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Your voice is key in helping us understand, change and improve mental health support and services. We are always looking for people to help us by sharing their opinions, experiences and ideas – either through participating in research, or joining the team as a volunteer.

Support us

  • Challenge events

    Have you always wanted to jump out of a plane or finally take part in that triathlon you've been thinking about? Make this year the one where you push yourself to the limit in aid of a g...

  • Other ways to support us

    There are so many different ways to fundraise for Anna Freud and make a lasting difference to the lives of children and young people across the UK.

  • Fundraising support

    We are delighted to welcome you to Anna Freud's fundraising team. Whatever your idea or activity, we're here to support you to get the most out of your experience.

Get involved with research

  • Current research projects

    Anna Freud, led by our research units, is involved in a number of ongoing research studies.

  • Collaborations and partnerships for research

    Collaborations and partnerships are crucial to our research. Our research units and collaborative projects pool expertise around particular priorities or areas of work.

  • Researcher internship scheme

    Our researcher internship scheme is a great opportunity for those looking to pursue a career in applied child and adolescent mental health research and evaluation. 

Become a Champion

  • Young Champions

    Our team of Young Champions work with us to ensure that their experiences of mental health and as young people, help shape the work we do.

  • Parent and Carer Champions

    At Anna Freud, we are committed to ensuring that the experiences of parents, carers and young people help us further improve the services that we offer. Our aim is that children, young p...

Networks

  • National Centre for Family Hubs

    Anna Freud leads The National Centre for Family Hubs, a new national initiative funded by the Department for Education, to help ensure all babies, children and families have the support ...

  • Child Outcomes Research Consortium

    The Child Outcomes Research Consortium (CORC) brings together organisations and individuals committed to collecting and improving evidence to improve children and young people’s mental h...

  • UK Trauma Council

    One in three children and young people are exposed to at least one potentially traumatic event by the time they are 18.

  • Schools in Mind

    A free network for education professionals to share expertise about mental health and wellbeing.

  • Early Years in Mind

    A free online network for early years practitioners.