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Family Fund

Family Fund is the UK's largest charity providing grants for families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people. 

Contacts details

Name: Emily Harrison
Address:4 Alpha Court
Monks Cross Drive
YO32 9WN
Telephone number: 01904 550055

Family Fund supports families living across the UK who are who are raising a disabled or seriously ill child or young person up to the age of 17. Our support is focused on those on low incomes with a child/children who have a high level of additional support needs.

At Family Fund, we believe that all families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people should have the same choices, quality of life, opportunities and aspirations as other families.

We support this by providing grants for a range of essential items. Families can apply for kitchen appliances such as fridges, freezers and cookers, as well as clothing, bedding, games, books and music, laptops and tablets, family breaks, sensory toys and more. You can find out about the grants we provide on our website.

Who can apply?

We use our own Child and Young Person's Eligibility Criteria to assess a disabled or seriously ill child or young person's additional support needs based on the social model of disability.

You can read about our criteria and are we eligible to apply.

Children and young people do not need a diagnosis to meet our criteria.

How can I apply?

If you're thinking of apply to Family Fund, you can do so in a number of ways. You can register to apply online, you can download an application pack to print off at home, or you can order a free application pack to be sent out to you. 

For more information on how to apply, visit our website.

Based: Nationally based

Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm

  • 0 to 1 years old
  • 1 to 2 years old
  • 2 to 3 years old
  • 3 to 4 years old
  • 4 to 5 years old
  • 12 to 16 years old
  • Autism
  • Brain injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Communication impairments
  • Down's syndrome
  • Epilepsy
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mobility issues
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Physical disabilities
  • Stroke
  • Visual impairments

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