Let’s make nappies for disabled children affordable and accessible *Update*

“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

Wider support to meet the needs of disabled children and their families

In 2017/18 we provided over 88,000 grants and services to families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people. Find out just how we did that in our Annual Review.Read more

More than 120 national organisations call on Government to put children at the heart of spending plans

An influential group of over 120 children’s charities and other organisations, including Family Fund, have called on the Government to put children and young people first in its spending commitments.Read more

Family Fund Digital Skills Programme shortlisted for award

Our Digital Skills Programme, which provides training to parents, carers and young people to help them get the most out of their digital device, has been shortlisted for the Family Support Award at this year’s Children & Young People Now Awards.Read more

New scheme in Scotland to help more families enjoy football

A new partnership between Family Fund, SPFL Trust and eight Scottish football clubs will provide free tickets to families supported by Family Fund.Read more

Parents of disabled children struggling to hold down jobs

A new report by Working Families has found that parents of disabled children are struggling to find or hold down jobs due to a lack of flexible working conditions and suitable childcare.Read more

New research shows £1.5 billion funding gap for services for disabled children

A report from Disabled Children's Partnership shows a £1.5 billion funding gap for services needed by disabled children. This investment shortfall and its consequences will be highlighted on tonight’s Panorama.Read more

Parents report decline in quality of disabled children’s services

New evidence finds parent/carers’ confidence in the quality of disabled children’s health and social care services to be at an all-time low.Read more

Family Fund welcomes new Chair of the Board of Trustees

We are pleased to announce that Neil Scott has been appointed as our new Chair of Trustees.Read more

Family Fund wins Charity Award

Last night, Family Fund took home the ‘Grantmaking and Funding’ award from The Charity Awards, for our work establishing Family Fund Business Services, our trading subsidiary.Read more