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.

Key Focus

Palliative care for children

Age Range

0-25 years

Opening Times

Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm

Area Of Operation

Whole of UK



Referral Method

Self referral

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