Useful Links

This is a list of some of the key organisations that carers may need to contact. If you cannot find what you are looking for, contact us.

Buttle UK – A charity for the maintenance, education and advancement of children and young people experiencing poverty and difficult family circumstances.

Turn2us – The Elizabeth Finn Fund – Provides direct grants and support to people living in financial difficulty who have a professional background and meet their grant-giving criteria. They give grants to people who hold or have formerly held occupations requiring a certain level of responsibility and education, or whose partners have done so. They can award grants to people from over 120 different professions whose work history includes employment in a role which requires a degree; NVQ level 4 or above; or equivalent.

Family Fund – The UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.

Family Holiday Association – Provides breaks for UK families struggling with issues such as disability, severe and sudden illness, bereavement, mental health issues and domestic violence.

Funeral Payment – Gov.uk – You could get Funeral Payment if you’re on a low income and need help to pay for a funeral you’re arranging.

SSAFA – The Armed Forces Charity – One of the UK’s leading Armed Forces charities providing practical, financial and emotional support to anyone who is currently serving or has served in the Army, Navy or RAF, and their families, including dependents, widows and widowers of those who have served.

Stairlift Reviews – Grants

Sure Start Maternity Grant – You could get a one-off payment of £500 to help towards the costs of having a child.

Turn2Us – Gives details of a wide variety of financial help including the option to search for grants from charitable organisations.

Disclaimer – the following links are from third parties and although we think that they might be useful to you in your caring role we cannot guarantee the content within them.