Some West Yorkshire CANN Organisations
The Parent Carer service at Carers Leeds offers support to anyone caring for a child, up to the age of 19, with a disability, additional needs, or a long-term illness. We offer information, advice and signposting, as well as emotional support. We can offer emotional support either on a one-to-one basis, or through our monthly support groups. We can also help with applying for benefits, form filling, advocacy, and supporting families through other processes such as EHCPs or Early Help Plans. We can take referrals from professionals but people are also welcome to self-refer for our service.
6-8 The Headrow, Leeds LS1 6PT
Irwin Mitchell Solicitors has the largest, dedicated medical negligence department in the UK and is one of the only UK law firms that can offer legal aid for certain birth injury claims. Our experienced team will take the time to understand what you and your family are going through, helping you get the answers and compensation you and your child deserve. We also have wider support through our specialist in-house teams including Public law & Human Rights and Court of Protection, as well as support from our dedicated Client Liaison Managers. These teams can assist with Local Authority, Statutory services, funding issues, transport and education issues and planning for the future to ensure your child and family are protected whatever happens. We will always visit you at your home or at a place that works best for you. Sarah has over 20 years of experience specialising in medical negligence claims and helping families through the process. She is the Head of the Leeds Medical Negligence department. Sarah has worked with families on a significant number of complex cases, including birth injury, brain injury, cerebral palsy cases and amputation cases. She has long standing charity partnerships locally and nationally including UK […]
Irwin Mitchell, 2 Wellington Place, Leeds, LS1 4BZ
Irwin Mitchell Solicitors
Sunshine & Smiles is a registered charity that provides a support network in Leeds for children and young people who have Down syndrome and their families. Until we were founded by a small group of parents, Leeds did not have a support network to help children and families living with Down syndrome. Sunshine & Smiles fulfils this important need and provides a vital role in the community. The charity is parent led and is overseen by a team of four trustees. We have three paid freelance workers who are; a service manager and two support workers. We aim to improve the lives and opportunities for children and young people with Down syndrome. We offer speech and language therapy, regular groups and activities, individual support and advocacy for families, as well as raising awareness and challenging preconceptions in the wider community. We are able to achieve this by establishing links with hospitals, health and education professionals and connecting with other related charities.
Sunshine & Smiles
North & West Yorkshire Association for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus (North & West Yorkshire ASBAH) is a registered charity supporting children, adults and families with hydrocephalus and/or spina bifida in North & West Yorkshire By supporting, informing, and campaigning, North & West Yorkshire ASBAH is continuing to help promote individual choice, control, and quality of life for all the people who use our services. We work in partnership with Shine which is the national organisation for people with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus but we are a charity in our own right with our own charity number and we have to raise our own funds for our work. We are committed to helping and supporting all our service users, whether this is through planning social and recreational events, or providing up to date information and education to our members. We originally started out as the Leeds Association in 1966 primarily as a parent organisation and we became a registered charity in 1967. Our registered charity number is 252129.
25 Hornbeam Court, Oxford Ave, Guiseley, Ls20 9BW