New report highlights crisis of appliance poverty

New report highlights disabled people are almost three times as likely to be affected by appliance poverty #LivingWithout Read more

Statement on pausing our grant making in Wales (January 2020)

We have once again received a significant number of applications for essential support from low-income families raising a disabled or seriously ill child or young person in Wales Read more

Makaton Christmas song

Sing and sign along with our families to our Makaton Christmas song - 'When Santa Got Stuck Up The Chimney'! Read more

Courageous mum tells of son’s battle with cancer in national magazine

Lisa told the story of her son Tom’s battle and incredible recovery from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia in Chat magazine. Read more

New short films helps children use iPads

We have created 12 new instructional short films to help parents and carers of disabled children use their iPads safely and to their full potential. Read more

Youngster with cerebral palsy rows marathon for Family Fund

Jake James, a 14-year-old with cerebral palsy from Newquay in Cornwall rows 26 miles to raise money for us. Read more

Disabled Children’s Partnership calls for improved social care funding for families

Families of disabled children, backed by the Disabled Children’s Partnership (DCP) are asking the Government to give back the £434 million shortfall in funding for social care for disabled children and their families as part of a new campaign called ‘Give It Back‘. Read more

Child poverty becoming the ‘norm’ in parts of Britain as poverty rises fastest in poorest areas

The End Child Poverty coalition is calling for the major Parties to outline ambitious child poverty-reduction strategies, as new data shows that more than 50% of children are living in poverty in some constituencies. Read more

One in 10 British families only manage one day out together a month

A poll of 2,000 parents by Family Fund has found that families are missing out on trips because of costs and a lack of free time. Read more