Health and Adult Social Care


A local charity that provides support to families and carers of children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities in Brighton and Hove. They also offer independent support services to young people up until their 25th birthday.

Contact a Family

National charity for families with disabled children. They provide information, advice and support; bring families together so they can support each other; campaign to improve their circumstances, and for their right to be included and equal in society.

Family Action

A national provider of services to disadvantaged and socially isolated families. They provide support with complex and difficult issues facing families today, including domestic abuse, mental health problems, learning disabilities and severe financial hardship.

Family Fund

Family Fund is the UK's largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people. They provide grants for a wide range of items, such as washing machines, sensory toys, family breaks, bedding, tablets, furniture, outdoor play equipment, clothing and computers.

Forward Facing

A charity that provides creative and fun activities for children and young people with long term or life limiting conditions and their families, as well as local people who are disadvantaged in other ways.

They do this through workshops, Memory Making days and fun days out for the whole family. They also hold special events for parents and carers.

National Family Mediation

A national organisation that helps families in conflict, especially those divorcing or separating. They provide expert, professional family mediation services which is quicker and more cost-effective than heading to court. It reduces conflict, and your family stays in control of arrangements over children, property and finance.

  • 1st Floor, Civic Centre Paris St, ExeterÂ, EX1 1JN