The Big Give Christmas Challenge is almost here…

It’s almost time for the Big Give Christmas Challenge – one special week from midday on Tuesday 28 November where your donation to Family Fund will go twice as far and be doubled!Read more

Lenehan review of residential special schools and colleges

Independent review looking at the experiences of children and young people attending residential special schools and colleges in England.Read more

Family Fund aspires to provide 150,000 grants and services a year for UK families by 2022

Today we announce our aspirational five-year strategy to deliver more for families and advance our grant-making and support services for those raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.Read more

£100,000 funding boost for families in Wales

We have received an additional £100,000 of funding for grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children in Wales from the Garfield Weston Foundation.Read more

Department for Education announce plans to review statutory guidance on school transport

In the light of the findings of a new report from Contact, the Department for Education has announced plans to review the statutory guidance for local authorities regarding school transport for children with special educational needs and disabilities.Read more

Parents struggling to afford healthy food for disabled children in Northern Ireland

Our new survey has found that 79% of parents and carers in Northern Ireland have struggled to afford healthy food for their disabled or seriously ill children in the last yearRead more

What a summer holiday means for families raising disabled or seriously ill children

Most of us look forward to getting away from it all for a few days over the summer. For parents whose children are disabled or have a serious health condition, this might be the first break they’ve had from being a full-time carer in a long time.Read more

New campaign highlights everyday challenges for disabled children and their families

The Disabled Children’s Partnership, of which Family Fund is a member, today launches a new campaign, Secret Life of Us, which highlights the day-to-day lives of disabled children, young people and their families.Read more

Do you need a Carers Assessment?

A number of parents have told us they didn’t know about carer’s assessments, or have been told they cannot ask for one.Read more

What makes you happy?

This World Autism Awareness Day, we asked our families what makes their children happy.Read more