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

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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

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Jargon buster

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

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Since 1 April 2020 Kindred has

669

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

£1,352,766

raised in funding for families

43

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

News and events

  • Exceptional Families Event at Scottish Parliament

    In 2017 Kindred's Exceptional Families Project was delighted to hold an event at parliament, hosted by Jenny Gilruth MSP. A lot of the experience's shared by parents and professionals that day are still relevant. Read more

  • Kindred 30th anniversary appeal

    Please help Kindred meet it's 30th anniversary appeal amount of £30,000 to keep our services for families with children with complex needs. Read more

  • 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