Some West Yorkshire CANN Organisations
Irwin Mitchell is proud to be a member of SY CANN. If your child lives with a disability or has suffered from a serious injury or illness, the emotional and physical impact can be life-changing. We understand how concerned you may be about the level of care and support your child has had or is currently receiving and can offer help and legal advice. We believe that all families should have access to legal support and we are able to offer guidance on the following: Disability and Educational Rights Education, Health and Care Plans Medical Law and Negligence Protecting Your Child’s Future including wills and trusts Court of Protection Personal Injury Trusts Anna has 20 years of experience specialising in medical negligence claims and helping families through the process. She has worked with families on a significant number of complex cases, including birth injury, brain injury, cerebral palsy cases and amputation cases. Contacting a lawyer may feel daunting but if you want to find out more about your options, please do get in touch for a free initial chat. If you wish to take forward a legal case we will always explore funding options available to you and your family.
2 Millsands, Sheffield, S3 8DT
Sheffield Parent Carer Forum is an independent local charity run by and for parents of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. We connect almost 2,000 families from across Sheffield to provide mutual support, share information and influence policy and practice. We support families by: Providing an information and signposting service Organising information events and training sessions for parents Organising social events where families can meet each other Gathering parents’ views and representing them at strategic meetings Providing training to raise awareness of the issues faced by our families It’s free to join – you can join via our website (www.sheffieldparentcarerforum.org.uk/become-a-member/) or call us on 0300 321 4721 to request a membership form.
St Mary’s Church and Conference Centre, Bramall Lane, Sheffield S2 4QZ
Sheffield Parent Carer Forum
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