Last year we supported 72,043 families with over £33 million in grants and services

Sweet dreams are made of……. Nothing, my child’s on the spectrum

"Sometimes exhaustion gets the better of his fired up little brain and he succumbs, at a price - a nap in the day, no matter how short, means he will be up until late."

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Author: Laura Hyde

Changes to our work in Wales

From 1 April, the way we work with families in Wales has changed. Find out more about what these changes mean for you.

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Author: Jim Paterson

Why fundraise for us?

Fundraising for Family Fund helps us reach more families raising disabled and seriously ill children and young people, so they can have the same opportunities as others.

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Author: Jim Paterson

Events

  • Leeds Information and Support Day

    Learn more about support services, grants and information available to you and your disabled child or young person in Leeds. Meet Family Fund and other organisations. Plus bring your iPad for a free digital skills session. Read more

  • Disability North DNEX 2016

    The North's largest annual independent living exhibition hosted by Disability North - a leading disability resource in the North East and Cumbria. Read more

  • Kidz to Adults Scotland

    One of the largest, FREE UK exhibitions dedicated to children and young adults with disabilities and special needs, their families and the professionals who work with them Read more

News

  • Compulsory Changing Places

    “I don’t want Emily-May’s future to be laid on a public toilet floor. I don’t want her future to be curtailing days out because she is too big for the facilities in a public place.” Lorna Fillingham is campaigning for adequate Changing Places complete with changing bench, hoist and enough space for carers, to be compulsory in public buildings before planning permission is granted. Read more

  • ‘The A Word’ – The Review

    As BBC One’s warm-hearted drama drew to a close last night ‘The A Word’ has given us an insight in to dysfunctional family behaviour, teenage angst and a little autism. Here’s what our Family Fund Bloggers thought of the series. Read more

  • Let’s make nappies for disabled children affordable and accessible

    “I don’t know when, if ever, Brody will be potty trained so I can’t start to imagine a time when he won’t need nappies” Laura Rutherford is making it her mission to get supermarkets to stock affordable nappies in larger sizes for disabled children. Read more