Who we are:
Contact are a well respected UK-wide charity providing advice, information and support to parents and carers of all disabled children - no matter what their condition.
What we do:
Contact provide excellent guides on what to do from when you first have concerns about your child...
... to when you receive a diagnosis for your child.
A-Z of conditions
Reliable, medically approved information on more than 400 medical conditions, including rare syndromes...
Find out more: https://contact.org.uk/medical-information/
Contact can help parents or carers of children with the same disability or condition make contact with each other to share experiences and provide support. This can be on a local and national basis through their family linking service. You can use their website to find specialist support groups for parents based on medical conditions.
Find out more: https://contact.org.uk/connect-with-families/
Useful information on benefits and money matters can be found on their website.
If you'd like information or a benefits check, call Contact's freephone helpline open Monday-Friday, 9.30-5pm.
Phone: 808 808 3555
Contact's cafefully thought out guides are an excellent source of information for families, young people and professionals wishing to support those caring for children or young people with additional needs and or disabilities.
Guides and resources can be easily found on their website.
Contact were previoulsy known as Contact a family. They changed their name in September 2017 and remain commited to continuing to support families with disabled children.
Record Last Updated on: 20/10/2017