The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) is a UK charity dedicated to helping people affected by retinoblastoma, a rare form of eye cancer found in babies and young children. We: • Provide support and information to families and individuals. • Fund research into the prevention and treatment of retinoblastoma. • Raise awareness among health professionals and the public. • Influence policy to improve services for patients.
Every child has the right to a safe and secure childhood, but for many these rights are denied. Born into extreme poverty and violence, they have no-one to protect them. ChildHope believes that no child should face these challenges alone.
Childnet’s mission is to work in partnership with others around the world to help make the internet a great and safe place for children. Since our inception in 1995 Childnet has sought to keep children and young people at the heart of all that we do. In all our work we seek to respond to the risks that children and young people may encounter online, working to make the internet a great and safe place for children and young people.
Children 1st has been working for over 100 years to give every child in Scotland a safe and secure childhood. Children 1st protects children from harm and neglect, helps them recover from abuse and promotes children's rights. Help us help children come to terms with their traumatic experiences and move forward.
Children in Distress and its sister Foundation, Copii in Dificultate, provides hospice care for children with life threatening conditions as a result of accident, infection, genetic disorders and birth defects. They pioneer life changing multiple therapies for those with disabilities and pioneer education and welfare for those living with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Educational opportunities are offered to children from disadvantaged backgrounds and training is made available to educational, medical, nursing and therapy professionals to develop and improve the quality of opportunity and care available throughout Romania. In addition, a range of medical and social welfare programmes provide advocacy, disability care, food, clothing, educational material and opportunities to those suffering discrimination and disadvantage.
CINI helps poor mothers and children in India break free of the intergenerational cycle of poverty, malnutrition and ill health. The charity has a strong track record of bringing about sustainable improvements in nutrition, health, education and child protection. CINI is an Indian NGO with local staff working with local communities and local government to bring about lasting change. The charity provides nurturing support at key stages in the life cycle - childhood, adolescence, and pregnancy. This helps mothers lay the foundations for a happy and healthy future for their children. CINI not only helps mothers and children directly, it also acts as a "Mother NGO" responsible for sharing best practice with other charities working in the region, and government staff, so that more people can benefit from its work. CINI in the UK raises funds and awareness for this vital work.
Children North East exists because growing up can be hard. We work with babies, children, young people and their families to ensure they grow up to be healthy and happy. We offer a range of services from psychotherapeutic support for parents experiencing difficulty bonding with their babies, through to mental health counselling for young people and support for families suffering domestic abuse. In addition our Poverty Proofing the School Day initiative works with pupils nationwide to ensure they have equality of access to education and all that school offers.
Children of the Dump provides education, family support and loving care to deprived children living in extreme poverty on the Payatas rubbish dump in Manila in the Philippines. Today we help care for up to about 300 children in different ways, some of whom have been neglected, abused or even abandoned. Since 1975 the supporters of Children of The Dump, along with our Filipino charity partner (ASCF), have been giving young lives the chance to escape the cycle of poverty through education.
CCHF exists to offer London children in need 5-12 years and their families the highest quality holiday experience, in the safest possible environment.
The Children's Heart Federation (CHF) is a parent-led charity working with partner groups to make life better for children and young people, with acquired or congenital heart disease, in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Childrens Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) is the Scottish charity committed to the provision of childrens hospice services in Scotland, working exclusively with children, with life limiting conditions and their families. CHAS runs Rachel House in Kinross and Robin House in Balloch. Also, Rachel House at Home, based in Inverness, provides an at home service for families in the North of Scotland.