Charities Offering Grants, Information, and Advice
Additional Learning Needs Information Events for Parents - click here
ADYaCh - Additional Learning
Needs and Inclusion Gwynedd and Anglesey
Steve Morgan Foundation – Enable
The Steve Morgan Foundation was founded in 2001 by Steve Morgan CBE to support projects that help children and families, people with physical or learning disabilities, the elderly or those that are socially disadvantaged in North Wales, Merseyside, Cheshire and North Shropshire.
To read more - click here
Family Information Service
The Isle of Anglesey Family Information Service is a FREE service that provides information and guidance on all aspects of childcare as well as children and young people's services on Anglesey.
Information is available on local childcare (registered childminders, nurseries, after school clubs, breakfast clubs, holiday clubs), children and young people's clubs and societies, family support services, local and national helplines etc.
Here is their website for further information - Young Anglesey
Isle of Anglesey Family Information Service pamphlet - click here
Parents of People with ASD are invited to come try Yoga (& parents/carers of those awaiting ASD assessment) - For Free!
Yoga helps you manage stress, anxiety & depression through feeling better in your body. There will be 2 taster Yoga Sessions in September 2018. Click here for more information
Climbing for disabled children and young people - The Outdoor Partnership in conjunction with The Beacon Climbing Wall will be offering free six week climbing sessions for disabled children and young people age 5 to 18.
To encourage and enable the children and young people to continue climbing after the six week sessions we will be asking a parent, family member or carer to get involved. Come along to the orientation on Sunday 17th January 2016, 10 – 11am at the Beacon Climbing Centre.
Carers Outreach Service is a local registered charity that provides information and support for unpaid carers in Conwy, Anglesey and Gwynedd. We support carers aged between 25 and 40 living in Anglesey who provide unpaid care, and also target those who are struggling to juggle their caring role with employment. In addition this project works with local employers in Anglesey to promote “carer-friendly” practices with Employers.
Aidis Trust - Helps disabled people communicate more effectively - Communication aids, computers and assistive technology.
BDF Newlife Child and Family Grants - Information and grants for specialist equipment.
Birchington Convalescent Benefit Fund - Grants towards holidays.
The Caudwell Charity - Grants for children with an illness, disability or special needs.
Child Brain Injury Trust - Grants for children with acquired brain injury (or their siblings) to allow them to participate more in society.
Children Today Charitable Trust - Provides grants for special equipment for children and young people with disabilities.
CLIC Sargent - Small grants (£200 a year normally) for children and young people being treated for cancer, leukaemia or lymphoma or receiving for these diseases.
Cystic Fibrosis Holiday Fund - Grants for children and young people with cystic fibrosis to have a holiday or special day out.
Dreams Come True - 'Wish granting' for children and young people with serious or terminal illness.
Family Welfare Association - Funds for welfare needs such as clothing, beds, and cookers, school trips etc.
Jessie's Fund - Funding for music therapy.
Happy Days Children's Charity - Provide holidays and days out for children with special needs.
League of the Helping Hand - Grants (£50-£250) for essential household items, help with heating bills, travel costs for hospital visiting, grants for breaks for carers. Families cannot contact directly, you will need to ask your doctor, social worker, family support worker.
Lions Clubs International - Local Lions Clubs and can help fund-raise for specific needs.
Make-A-Wish Foundation(r) UK - 'Wish granting' for children and young people with life-threatening conditions.
The National Holiday Fund for Sick and Disabled Children - Organises holidays to Florida for children with a serious illness or disability.
Newman Holiday Trust - A voluntary organisation which provides holidays for children with special needs.
Pearsons Holiday Fund - Grants (up to £75) for holidays/activities for children with special needs from benefit-income families.
REACT (Rapid Effective Assistance for Children with Potentially Terminal illness) - Grants for children and young people with terminal/life limiting illnesses.
Roald Dahl Foundation - Grants up to £500 for children and young people up to age 25 with certain medical conditions (neurology and haematology). Applications must be presented from a healthcare worker or similar.
The Salvation Army - Offers some grants for families on low incomes.
Schoolbeat - Information and resources for teachers, pupils and parents.
Starlight Children's Foundation - 'Wish-granting' and hospital entertainment for children with serious and terminal illnesses.