Together for Short Lives
Description of service
Freephone helpline and e-mail information service for parents, carers and professionals looking after children or young people with a life-threatening or life-limiting condition. Calls are free for callers from landlines and mobiles. Can provide information on how to access and get the best out of services locally, signposting to organisations that provide support in all areas of children’s palliative care as well as signposting to children’s disability charities, grant-making bodies and bereavement support. In appropriate cases referrals can be made to an Advocacy Support Service for one-to-one support from a legal advocate. Charity also provides publications for families and a newsletter.