Family Fund provides grants and other forms of support for families raising disabled or serious ill children and young people (under 18). In 2016/17 the Fund supported over 4,000 local families with grants worth over £1.5 million.

We believe that families facing these challenges should have the same opportunities as others, especially those on low income. We consider all the family’s circumstances and the child or young person’s condition against our eligibility criteria – to ensure we reach and make a difference to the lives of those families most in need of our support.

We can provide grants for essential items such as washing machines, sensory toys, family breaks, bedding, clothing and computers, as we know it can be a struggle financially, emotionally and physically raising a disabled or seriously ill child. Our grants and other support help break down many of the barriers families face, improving their quality of life and easing the additional daily pressures.

All the information on our grants and other support is on our website at but if you would like further information on our grants you can email us at or call our one of our dedicated grant team on 01904 550055.

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