About us

Life is a UK pregnancy support charity.

Through our services, we help more than 45,000 people each year meet pregnancy or pregnancy loss with courage and dignity so they can flourish.

Our services include:

  • Free emotional help, counselling, and skilled listening via phone, text, email, or in person.
  • Housing and community support around the country for mums and their babies.
  • Free pregnancy tests and baby supplies.
  • Crafting content that educates the public about pregnancy, pregnancy loss, and our work.

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Our values

All our work is underpinned by the following universal human values:

  • Humanity – All people are special and equal.
  • Solidarity – We’re with you and for you.
  • Community – We’re better together.
  • Charity – Doing good for one another.
  • Common good – Building a better world.

Our impact

  • In 2022, we helped 45,000 people who were facing pregnancy or pregnancy loss.
  • Every month, Life gives emotional and practical help to 500-1,000 people affected by pregnancy or pregnancy loss.
  • More than 12,000 mums and babies have been housed by Life. At any one time, we’re housing approximately 200 mums and babies in our network of 19 Life Houses.
  • More than 1.25 million people have heard a presentation by Life about our work.
  • Every month, 1,000+ people ask Life for a free pregnancy test.
  • Tens of thousands of volunteers, supporters, and donors have joined together to create a world where no one faces pregnancy or pregnancy loss alone.

Read our 2022 Annual Review →

Our accreditations →