Life

About us

Life is a UK charity that provides (1) support services for anyone facing unplanned pregnancy or pregnancy loss, and (2) education about human dignity.

Pregnancy Matters™

Our pregnancy support service, Pregnancy Matters™, helps more than 150 people every day. It gives:

  • Emotional help, counselling, and skilled listening via phone, text, or email to anyone affected by a difficult pregnancy or pregnancy loss
  • 23 houses around the country for mums and their babies
  • Free mum and baby supplies to anyone who needs it

We are associate members of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and a Helplines Partnership member. Our housing is regulated by the local authorities and we are registered as a provider of social housing. We are also a NCFE/CACHE Centre of Excellence delivering counselling training.

Life Matters®

Our education service, Life Matters®, works with young people in hundreds of schools and educational settings, delivering sessions about pregnancy and the utmost respect for human life. It gives:

  • In-person talks
  • Online resources

Our schools sessions and resources are mapped to the RE (Religious Education) and PSHE (Personal, Social, Health and Economic) education national curriculum topics.


We have achieved the NCVO Trusted Charity Mark Level 1. We are also registered with the Fundraising Regulator and are a member of the Charity Retail Association and the Charity Finance Group.