We were founded in the 1970s by families of disabled children, who recognised that even if their child’s conditions were different, they shared a common experience – of being a family with a disabled child. They understood how important it is to support each other.
We are here for all families with disabled children – supporting families, bringing families together and helping families take action for others.
Our vision is that families with disabled children feel valued and are strong, confident and able to make the decisions that are right for them.
Advice & support contacts
Our helpline is for parents and carers in any part of the UK with a disabled child aged from birth to 25.
- Submit an online enquiry.
- Freephone: 0808 808 3555 (Monday-Friday, 9.30am-5pm).
- See more ways to contact our helpline.
Listening Ear is our 1-1 telephone appointments for parent carers looking for emotional support.
We’re active on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and more.
- Visit our online communities page and connect with us and other families.
Parent carer participation
We support the work of parent carer forums in England as the delivery partner of the Department for Education.
Who to contact
- Contact Name
- Free Helpline
- 0808 808 3555
- CONTACT For families with disabled children
Time / Date Details
- When is it on
- Week days
- Time of day
- Session Information
Information and Support