Your Family Support Worker can help recommend which of these resources would be most useful for you and your family.

Financial support

Benefits – Citizens Advice

These pages on the Citizens Advice website give information on benefits and tax credits if you are working or unemployed, sick or disabled, a parent, a young person, an older person or a veteran.

Family Fund

Grants are available from The Family Fund for families raising a disabled or seriously ill child and need support with essential items.

Fighting UK Poverty – Turn2us

Turn2us is a national charity providing practical help to people who are struggling financially.

Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan can help with many things relating life with a cancer diagnosis including physical, emotional and financial support.

My Shining Star Children’s Cancer Charity

A charity supporting families through the financial trauma of childhood cancer.

REACT Children’s Charity  

Rapid Effective Assistance for Children with potentially Terminal illness is a charity supporting children with life-shortening illnesses living in low income families. They provide families with the specialist care or equipment that will enhance their child’s life.


Leukaemia UK

Leukaemia UK funds ground-breaking research and care for those affected by leukaemia and other blood cancers.

Lymphoma Action
The UK’s only charity dedicated to lymphoma – the most common blood cancer. Offering support, advice and connections.

Mitchell’s Miracles

Charity raising awareness, providing financial assistance and offering support to families affected by Neuroblastoma.

Neuroblastoma UK
A charity funding leading research projects to develop new, more effective and kinder treatments for children with neuroblastoma.

The Brain Tumour Charity
The world’s leading brain tumour charity and the largest dedicated funder of research.

Hair Loss

Cancer Hair Care

Cancer Hair Care is the UK’s leading hair loss support charity, offering a free hair loss advisory service led by NHS Clinical Specialists.

Childhood/youth cancer

Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group
CCLG aims to cure as many children as possible through funding research while reducing the short and long-term side effects of treatment.

Teenage Cancer Trust
A UK charity dedicated to providing specialised nursing care and support for teenagers with cancer.

Teens Unite

This charity supports young people with cancer to live their best life, while others search for a cure. They organise regular activities so young people who have been diagnosed can benefit from peer-to-peer support, spending time with others who genuinely understand, as well as learning new skills, challenging themselves and seeing that there is life beyond cancer.

Young Lives vs Cancer
Young Lives vs Cancer is there to help teenagers and young adults with cancer and their families face their treatment, support includes temporary accommodation near hospital and financial aid.


Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK is a research charity that campaigns for improvements in the care and treatment of people with diabetes.

A community for people with diabetes, the Diabetes Forum is the most actively used social medium for people with diabetes.


Epilepsy Action

A charity that aims to improve the lives of everyone affected by epilepsy by offering advice, funding research and campaigning for change.

Epilepsy Research UK

A charity offering advice and funding research into epilepsy.

Special experiences

Cyclists Fighting Cancer  

This charity helps children and young people living with cancer across the UK regain their physical fitness, strength, mental wellness and confidence by giving them new bikes, specially adapted trikes, tandems, other equipment and support. 


A UK charity that takes children with a serious illness or disability on a holiday of a lifetime to Orlando.

Make A Wish

A children’s charity, granting wishes to seriously ill children.

Rays of Sunshine

A national charity that brightens the lives of seriously ill young people by granting wishes and providing ongoing support in hospital and within the community.

The Family Holiday Association

The Family Holiday Association is the leading national charity dedicated to providing short breaks and day trips for families coping with some of the toughest challenges life can bring.

Emotional Support

Hub of Hope

The Hub of Hope is the UK’s leading mental health support database. It is provided by national mental health charity, Chasing the Stigma, and brings local, national, peer, community, charity, private and NHS mental health support and services together in one place.


An online mental wellbeing community offering a free welcoming space for digital mental health care, available to all.


A charity offering advice and support to anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They also campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Young Minds

The UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people’s mental health.