family fund

Family Fund

Family fund is a charity working to improve the lives of low-income families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people. You can apply to them for grants for anything from household appliances to technology devices to days out. They also offer support and advice about finances, support for carers and tech training courses.

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Parents in Partnership (now joined Mencap)

Parent carers can self refer, professionals can refer families with consent from the parents.

PiP @ Croydon Mencap

Phone: 020 8684 5890



carers support centre

Carers Centre Croydon

The Carers Information Service offers information, advice and support to carers who either live in or care for someone who lives in the London Borough of Croydon. A carer looks after a friend, family member or neighbour who needs their help due to illness, disability or old age. The care they provide is unpaid.

We also run the Carers Support Centre, the one stop shop for carers in Croydon. Come and find us at 24 George Street, Croydon CR0 1PB (opposite George Street tram stop) - see a map. Open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 10am-1pm for drop-ins. Telephone support available Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Address: Carers Support Centre, 24 George Street, Croydon, CR0 1PB.



Contact - the charity for families with disabled children


Downs Syndrome Association

The Down’s Syndrome Association is the only charity in the UK dealing with all aspects of Down’s syndrome. Their aim is to enable people who have Down’s syndrome to live full and rewarding lives.



Croydon SENDIASS provide free, confidential and impartial information, advice and support, particularly in regards to education. They offer help with EHCPs, education meetings, transport, exclusions, home-education, personal budgets and more.



SOS!SEN has been supporting families for 20 years to help them secure the right special educational provision for children and young people with SEND. They provide support with SEN education including EHCPs.

action for children

Action For Children

Action for Children is a charity working to improve life for children in the UK. They provide specific support for families facing poverty and families with disabled children, including respite breaks and support workers for families. They also support young carers.




Cerebra is a charity helping families with children with brain conditions discover a better life together. They offer useful parent support guides to a wide range of topics including diagnosis, anxiety, toileting and sleep, as well as many more.



A 2nd Voice CIC – Autism Support in Croydon

We host a range of activities and events looking at the needs of the family. Supported by Autistic People and Specialists.


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