We support the emotional and financial needs of children in the Yorkshire region.

We have a range of support options.

Read below on how we can support your family. We have a range of support options available to support both the emotional and financial needs of some of the most vulnerable children in our community.

Child in hospital for Hospital Stay Grant

Hospital Stay Grant

A one off payment of £150 to help cover the extra costs associated with having a child in hospital for over a week. We welcome applications from parents, support workers/social workers and medical professionals.

Payment will be made directly into the parents bank account.


50:50 Grant

Our 50:50 grant is a grant that doesn’t need to be repaid to help cover up to half of the cost of medical equipement and therapies. From specialist car seats and sensory equipment to hydroptherapy sessions, we’ve got you covered.

Payment will be made directly to the supplier.

Boy with sensory tube from 50:50 grant from Yorkshire Children's Trust
Butlins Skegness

Family Respite Breaks

A long weekend or mid-week break at our holiday home at Butlins in Skegness. Available for families with children with any illness or disability, be it a physical or mental impairment.


Breaks are available March-July and September-November each year and we welcome applications from parents, teachers, social/support workers or medical professionals.


Counselling & Play Therapy

Promoting and supporting positive mental health in children and young adults from the Calderdale, Bradford and Leeds regions with the provision of person-centred counselling and play therapies.

Counselling will normally take place at our dedicated suite in Halifax.

Children's Counselling and Play Therapies

a local charity, helping local children