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Additional Barnardo’s Connection Numbers

Barnardo’s Number
Head Office 0843 208 1746
Barnado’s Complaints 0843 208 1746
Customer Services 0843 208 1746

By calling the above numbers, we can connect you to those Barnardo’s departments. All calls to this number cost 7 pence per minute, plus your telephone network access charge. Please note we are not associated with any of the companies listed on this website. We offer a call connection service.

Barnardo’s Head Office Address

Department Address
Head Office Barnardo’s
Tanners Lane
Barkingside
Ilford
Essex
IG6 1QG

Barnardo’s Phone Line Opening Hours

Department Opening Hours
Head Office Customer Service Monday-Friday: 9am – 6pm

Reasons to call the Barnardo’s Head Office

  • I would like to make a complaint about Barnardo’s
  • I would like to locate my nearest Barnardo’s Charity Shop
  • I would like to become a volunteer for Barnardo’s
  • I have spotted a mistake on the Barnardo’s website
  • I would like to know some of the things that Barnardo’s does with the money that they make
  • I am interested in fundraising for Barnardo’s
  • I would like to donate some money to Barnardo’s
  • I would like to know if I can return an item to a Barnardo’s shop
  • I have ordered an item from Barnardo’s and it hasn’t arrived
  • I have ordered an item from Barnardo’s and it is faulty
  • I would like to pledge my birthday with Barnardo’s

Barnardo’s Charity

Barnardo’s is a well-known children’s charity based in the UK. They have been around for 150 years and since then helped the lives of many children and young adults. You can visit their website and view real life accounts of some of the people that they have helped get back on track with the money that you have raised. You can find out why the work of Barnardo’s is so important by visiting the website, reading a blog post and watching a small video from the Barnardo’s CEO. There are six ways you can get involved yourself with Barnardo’s and these are; donating online, fostering a child, volunteering for Barnardo’s, visiting or shopping online in a Barnardo’s store or by philanthropy where a team will work closely with you to direct your donation to the areas of the charity that you care most about. To make an online donation, simply follow the link on the homepage of the website and you will be given options on the different donations you can make. You can opt to make regular, monthly donations of around £5 per month, or you can make a single one-off donation. You can pay the one-off donation either by debit or credit card or by Paypal and the regular monthly donation must be paid using direct debit. There are currently more than 960 Barnardo’s projects running through the UK at the moment. If you do not want to donate online, you can donate to the charity by calling the contact number, giving direct from your salary or donating by post. The Barnardo’s head office address is listed above. You do not have to give cash donations and instead, you can help by donating unwanted items to Barnardo’s charity shops . You can use the Barnardo’s website or head office contact number to locate your nearest shop.

barnardo's volunteer workerBecome a Barnardo’s Volunteer

Becoming a Barnardo’s volunteer is an extremely rewarding job as well as looking great on your CV and it is extremely easy to get into. Every volunteer makes a real difference. There are different ways in which you can volunteer for Baranardo’s whether you are a children’s volunteer, a student volunteer, undertaking an internship or working in one of the Barnardo’s charity shops. To get involved, you can either call the head office for more information or visit the website and click on the area in which you would like to volunteer. Volunteering with children involves running activities and playschemes for deprived areas. Your services could also involve supporting the parents of young children, as well as fostering and adopting, if that is a route you would like to go down. You can read accounts from Barnardo’s volunteers about just what it is like to be involved with Barnardo’s as a charity. If you would like further information from the charity itself, you can sign up to the Barnardo’s newsletter where you will receive regular information about recent works of the charity. Visit the website to register for the newsletter, and it will be delivered to your home address on a monthly basis.

Fundraising for Barnardo’s

If you would like to become an active fundraiser for Barnardo’s, you can visit the website for all of the different options available to you. Great ways to get involved include doing your own fundraising, and there are plenty of ideas on the website for fundraising events you can organise, as well as instructions on how to get started. Another effective way of giving is to pledge your birthday with Barnardo’s in celebration of them turning 150 years old. Pledging your birthday encourages people to spare one birthday in aid of vulnerable children. To pledge your birthday, visit the Barnardo’s website and follow the link. By pledging your birthday, you will be required to fill in an online form with your details including your address, phone number and date of birth. You will then be ready to join the campaign. If you would like to fundraise for Barnardo’s with a collection box, you can donate your small change by applying to have a collection box in your home! You will be amazed at how much small change can actually make. There are different types of boxes for different circumstances, so please make sure you read all of the information before selecting your box.

Barnardo’s Shops

A lot of the money that Barnardo’s makes comes from their charity shops. You can call the head office to locate your nearest shop on the high street or you can complete your Barnardo’s shopping online. If you are shopping online, you will be able to choose from a range of categories such as the Christmas shop, where you can order Christmas cards, a gift category that includes products such as notepads, umbrellas and coasters, or brighten up your home with a range of Barnardo’s faux flowers. There is an extra category in celebration of Barnardo’s 150th birthday which has novelty items to mark the occasion, as well as their famous ‘ a bag for always’ which is a reusable (and extremely useful) shopping bag. You cannot buy clothing online as the stock varies depending on donations to each store, but for items that you do order via the online shop, you can expect to receive them within 3-5 working days of order. Delivery charges will depend on what you order. if you have ordered an item and have not received it in the five days stated, please call the Barnardo’s head office where your order will be looked into.

About Barnardo’s

Barnardo’s is a charitable organisation that was founded  in 1866 in a bid to care for vulnerable children and young adults. It was founded by Thomas John Barnardo in the UK and currently has its headquarters in Ilford, Essex. Barnardo’s is the UK’s largest Children’s Charity. The charity has been known in the past to use controversial television adverts to raise awareness for its cause, including adverts that have been banned due to complaints. Despite this, they are a successfully run charity, and it was announced this year they would be one of the chosen charities for Santander’s The Discovery Project alongside fellow major charity, Age UK.