New report shows extra costs for families raising disabled children

A new report from Contact has highlighted that many families raising disabled children are going without essential therapies and equipment owing to the costs involved.Read more

Help for children in crisis

Find out more about BBC Children in Need Emergency Essentials Programme which was featured on their record-breaking show on 16 November.Read more

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