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Useful links for families

There are a lot of organisations that provide useful information to families, like yours.

Together for Short Lives

Together for Short Lives is the national charity for children with life-limiting conditions. They support families, professionals and services, including children’s hospices.

Hospice UK

Hospice UK is the national charity offering services to support hospice and palliative care professionals across the UK.

Child Bereavement

Child Bereavement provide support to families to help them to rebuild their lives, when a child grieves or when a child dies.

Contact a Family

Contact a Family is committed to ending the poverty, difficulty and isolation experienced by families with disabled children across the UK.

Winston’s Wish

Winston’s Wish offer practical support and guidance to bereaved children, their families and professionals.

Sullivan’s Heroes

Sullivan’s Heroes is a charity offering fundraising support and financial assistance for families raising essential funds towards vital home adaptations for a disabled child.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies, and to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

Disability Benefits Helpline

Government website for advice on Disability Living Allowance, Attendance Allowance or Personal Independence Payment.

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice can provide information on benefits and tax credits if you are working or unemployed, sick or disabled, a parent, a young person, an older person or a veteran.