Family Fund supports more and more families every year across the UK.  There are other organisations that provide services, advice and other help to families raising disabled and seriously ill children.  Take a look at some we have listed below to see where you might get further help and support.

Income and parent information, advice and support

Money Advice Service - Free and impartial money advice set up by the Government.

StepChange - Debt advice, budget management plans and relief order support.  Tel: 0800 138 1111

Family Lives - Parenting support, confidential phoneline and online parenting courses.

Shelter - Support on homelessness, repossession, temporary and council housing.

Support services

IPSEA - Online training for parents on special educational needs (SEN), tribunal support for SEN reports and disability law.

SENDirect - Services for respite, wellbeing, diagnosis support, benefits and education.

Making space - Local support services for carers with information on activities and groups in your area.

Local offer - Check your local council's website for information on their local offer.  This gives information on services and provision available in your area for children and young people with disabilities or special educational needs.

Disability information, advice and support

Council for Disabled Children - Online resource library with guidance and information to help parents with disability policy and practice.

National Network of Parent Carer Forums - Over 150 parent carer forums across England. 

Scope - Advice and support for disabled people.  Helpline: 0808 800 3333.

Young Minds - Support for young people and adults with mental health difficulties. Tel: 0808 802 5544.

Condition specific support

National Autistic Society - Support and services for children, young people and adults with autism. Tel: 0808 800 4104.

pdnet - National network providing support for learners with a physical disability.

The UK ADHD Partnership - Information, campaigning and support services for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Together for Short Lives - Support for seriously ill children and their families living with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions.