Family Fund

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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 at

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  • Are you eligible
  • 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 disability criteria and if you are eligible to apply on our website. Children and young people do not need a diagnosis to meet our criteria.

  • How to access
  • 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 webpage at

    Find out more
    You can find out more at, phone us on 01904 550055, email us at

  • When is it available
  • Open 9.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday