Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

When You Wish upon a Star

Type of service:
National Organisation
Futurist House, Valley Road, Basford, Nottingham, NG5 1JE
Telephone number:
0115 9791 720
Service description:
When You Wish upon a Star has a simple mission, to grant the wishes of children living with a life threatening illness, aged 2-16 years. In addition to our Wishes throughout the year, we also organise a number of days out and treats for the children.

Wish Granting Criteria

Children between 2 and 16 years of age with a life threatening or terminal illness. Children who have not had a wish granted by another charity.

Who Can Refer a Child

When You Wish Upon A Star are happy to receive initial enquires from Parents/Guardian and medical professionals. Go to their website for more information.
Age range:
2 years - 16 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Early Years (0-5)
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Health
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
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