The Family Fund is a registered charity covering the whole of the UK and is funded by the national governments of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
They support families by providing grants that relate to the need of their severely disabled child or young person. Grants are discretionary and depend on funding available.
They can help your family if:
- You live in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales
- You are the parent or carer of a severely disabled child or young person aged 17 or under who lives at home
- Money coming into your household is less than £28,000
- You have permanent legal residency in the UK and have lived in the UK for six months
The Family Fund are not able to help children and young people in local authority care, including those living with relatives or foster carers, or where a statutory agency has a responsibility to pay for the item needed.
Whilst all the information given in this document was correct at the time of going to press, DiAL Doncaster cannot be held responsible for any subsequent changes.