Other useful organisations

Other organisations that offer support.

The Network

The Network links together the four children’s hospices, 14 District General Hospitals, two tertiary centres (Leeds and Sheffield), community nursing teams, bereavement support services, local authority disability services and local special schools across our region all working together across Yorkshire and the Humber to support children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions.

Together for Short Lives

Together for Short Lives is the leading UK charity for all children with
life-threatening and life-limiting conditions and all those who support, love and care for them. They support families, professionals and services, including children’s hospices.

Contact a Family

Contact a Family is the only national charity that exists to support the families of disabled children whatever their condition or disability. With over 30 years of experience, their vision is that families with disabled children are empowered to live the lives they want and achieve their full potential, for themselves, for the communities they live in, and for society.

Hospice UK

Hospice UK is the national charity for hospice care. They champion and support the work of more than 200 member organisations, which provide hospice care across the UK, so that they can deliver the highest quality of care to people with terminal or life-limiting conditions, and support their families.

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