Organisations in the Borough
The following inclusive organisations located in the Borough of Greenwich are there to help support you and your family on a range of issues including funding.
The SEND Friendly
An inclusive community including SEN friendly holidays, after school club, clothing and toys
SEND Local Offer
Resources for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
Visit directory page
The Owl Centre
A database of therapy intervention services
Greenwich Borough Activities
Directory of activities available in the borough for 19-25 year olds
National Network of parent carer forums
The independent national voice of parent carer forums.
Autism gifted hands
Specialise in sensory play activities to reduce sensory overload, such as Art, Music and Lego therapy
Special Needs Jungle
Parent-led informational resources and informed opinion about children and young people 0-25
Heart ‘n soul
Award winning creative arts company providing opportunities for individuals with learning disabilities
A range of online courses to help support families.
The Family Fund
For low-income families with disabled or seriously ill children, The Family Fund can provide a grant. The sorts of situations they cover typically include buying essential items such as washing machines, fridges or clothes, but they also consider things like sensory toys, computers and family breaks.
Sunny Days Children’s Fund
This charity make small grants to help as many children and their families as possible, whether it be for day trips, medical equipment, respite or hospital travel.
The John and Lorna Wing Foundation
If you have an older child who needs help with higher education needs, the John and Lorna Wing Foundation could be ideal. They provide group and individual autism funding for both research and educational support.
Music for Autism
Sensory play and learning can be extremely important for children with autism; a fact recognised by Music for Autism. This organisation put on interactive concerts for kids to enjoy, and hosts a number of events across the UK. The charity also supports schools with autistic children, as well as special units.
The Caudwell Charity
If your child has a disability, you could be granted funding from the Caudwell Charity. Though they do not fund building projects, clothing or household appliances, they might be able to help with sensory room equipment and soft play toys.
Children Today Charitable Trust
If you’re looking for special equipment like sensory toys or bikes, the Children Today Charitable Trust could be ideal. Every claim is means tested, but the organisation weighs up the facts sympathetically to try and help as many people as possible.
Turn2us are about helping you find sources of financial support, be that help with applying for benefits, grants, or other sources, and they cover a lot more than the basics we’ve covered on this page.
Children’s Hope Foundation
Children’s Hope Foundation are offering grants for disabled children to buy computers to enhance their learning and development.
Family Action offer grants to families living in poverty with a disabled child.
Lifeline for Kids
Lifeline for Kids is accepting applications for grants for disabled children and their families.
NewLife Charity provide grants for equipment to enhance the lives of chronically disabled children or children with a terminal illness.