WAVE's vision is a safer world where levels of violence are reduced and children’s physical health, mental health and life chances are maximised as they are not adversely impacted by early life trauma. Read more
We have a once in a generation opportunity to support the critical first 1001 days of a baby’s life if the Government implements in full the recommendations of the review in early life by Andrea Leadsom MP. Please support WAVE right now so that we can work to persuade the Government. Read more
Tackling the root causes of childhood adversity to create a better future. Read more
Impact of WAVE's work Read more
The tide is turning. Join us as we strive to achieve a 70% reduction in key adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) by 2030.
Current systems do not prevent problems. Prevention means understanding and addressing the root causes. Those root causes are most often adverse childhood experiences.
In 25 years, over 80,000 childrenand their families have benefittedfrom our work
Children succeed in school when their challenges are understood and when the school is trauma-informed.
From the perpetrators and victims they engage with to the stress they experience, police officers encounter trauma on a daily basis.
Trauma affects the likelihood of a person going to prison, acting violently whilst there and returning to prison after release. We can stop this cycle.