Kindred exists to support parents of children with complex needs

Baby Arthur's Story

Veronica Warrington, Kindred’s Hospital Team Manager, describes supporting a family during the pandemic lockdown


Author: Mel grenfell

Toni's Fundraiser

This is the story of a Kindred fundraising parent, Toni McGovaney Stewart, who tells us why she supports Kindred through fundraising



Jargon buster

Translating technical terms around your child's health, education, benefits and rights into simple language



Since 1 April 2021 Kindred has


parents supported  (58% have a child with very complex needs)


raised in charitable trust funding for aids, adaptions, equipment and specialist toys


families helped to apply for a place at a special school

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Your stories

  • Mhari's done it for Kindred!

    On the 1st March Mhari took up a challenge for Kindred to raise awareness and funds for the work we do. Read more

  • Anne's blistering blog

    Memories of a physical fundraiser (as opposed to an online one!) to inspire you to get out there for Kindred when restrictions allow . Anne's Blistering Blog from a Kiltwalk a few years ago. Read more

  • Dunbar Supermums and Wonderwomen plus a Super-Wonder-dad!

    Read about the fantastic fundraising efforts of Supermums and (dad) from Dunbar who are raising funds for Kindred. Hear mum Laura's reasons for teaming up with other parents to run the 2021 Edinburgh Marathon Relay on Sunday 30th May. Read more

News and events

  • Transport win for Kindred family

    Read the story of Eilidh's family's battle to secure her safe transport to school and how her case has led to a review of transport provision throughout her local authority for all children with Epilepsy. Read more

  • Webinar: Child Poverty & Households with a Disabled Member in Scotland

    Monday 27th September 2021, a free webinar aimed at those addressing poverty and inequality. The link between having a member of a household with a disability, and child poverty has long been known. With expert speakers including Kindred Director Sophie Pilgrim on engaging with families of those with a disability. Read more

  • Kindred Wellbeing Week

    As announced at our recent AGM, the director and trustees of Kindred regard staff wellbeing as a priority and have awarded an additional week of annual leave to ensure that staff have the opportunity to look after themselves. Read more