Some West Yorkshire CANN Organisations
Tree of Hope is a children’s charity that supports families to raise vital funds for specialist care, not available through the NHS, for their sick and disabled children. Fundraising under the banner of a registered charity enables families to claim gift aid, receive corporate donations and match funding, as well as providing donor reassurance.
61-63 Camden Road Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2QE
Tree of Hope
Family Fund provides grants to families raising disabled and seriously ill children aged 17 and under. Our grants support a family, improve their well-being, increase quality of life and ease many of the pressures they often face. We are a registered charity and the UK’s largest provider of grants to families living on low incomes who are raising disabled or seriously ill children. Our grants bring practical and essential help that is often a lifeline to a family such as washing machines, fridges, bedding, specialist toys and much-need family breaks. With limited funding we try to help as many families as we can. We use our own eligibility criteria to ensure that we only help families in the most need. We will consider helping a family once every 12 months and will usually look at a grant application 12 months from the date of the last grant. Depending on what a family have asked for, we will award a grant in a number of different ways. We work in partnership with a range of providers who help us to make our funding go further and help us to evidence that the grant awarded is used for the purpose it is […]
4 Alpha Court, Monks Cross Drive, York, YO32 9WN
PhysCap is a Yorkshire charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for children suffering from physical and learning disabilities. Run entirely by volunteers meaning every penny raised goes directly to those in need, PhysCap carry out fundraising events over the course of each year so as to be able to support families with children 18 years and under. PhysCap offers assistance to individual children as well as groups of children for example within schools by way of specialised and therapeutic equipment, residential breaks and play schemes and other practical aspects of daily living. PhysCap is happy to consider applications from children with or without diagnosis as long as it is supported by an Occupational therapist, Physiotherapist or alternative professional body. For more information or to fill in an application form please contact us.
Bermuda House, 64c Roseville Road Leeds LS8 5DR
The William Merritt Centre provides impartial information, advice and assessment on equipment and practical aspects of daily livings for disabled people of all ages, their carers and professionals. Anyone can contact the centre directly for an assessment, alternatively referrals can be made via GPs, OTs and other health care professionals. Our paediatric Occupational Therapists offer assessments involving: buggies, wheelchairs, wheelchair accessible vehicles, beds, seating and Try B 4 U Fly. We also regularly run tricycle, walkers and car seat clinics. Our paediatric therapists can arrange assessments with companies who specialise in paediatric equipment and offer advice on how to purchase products. If statutory funding is not available, our therapists are happy to write a report to support charity applications for funding. The centre also provides a service called Switches 4 Kidz, whereby we provide impartial information, advice and assessment about adapted toys and switches for children, families and professionals and the centre has developed a loan library of adapted toy and switches for families to borrow. Following on from this we provide assessments for accessing games consoles, computers, iPads, phones etc. and run regular accessible gaming drop in sessions during school holidays.
WMC 100 Town Street, Rodley, Leeds, LS13 1HP