The Helpline Information Project (HIP) provides support for anyone affected by childhood acquired brain injury. The helpline can be contacted via telephone on: 0303 303 2248.
Trained staff will be able to give information on a wide variety of issues associated with childhood acquired brain injury including:
• Services you are likely to need
• What to expect
• Who can help
• Practical strategies
The helpline is staffed 9am to 5pm, five days a week. The service is supported by an answer machine at all other times so please leave a message and you will be called back as soon as possible .
Trained staff are able to give information on a wide variety of issues associated with childhood acquired brain injury. Grants
The Child Brain Injury Trust has developed a small grant programme to help support children who are missing out due to financial hardship. The purpose of the grant is to provide a relatively small amount (max of £100) to the child with an acquired brain injury and their brother(s)/sister(s) enabling them to take part in social activities.Grant Application Form
There is another grant called the Mary Radnoti-Dwyer Education Assessment Grant. This grant programme which can give up to £350 towards an education assessment or appeal.Training
Regional Child and Family Support Co-ordinators provide children, young people and families with the support they need in order to live their lives to the full within their local community. The charity understands acquired brain injury, and has excellent knowledge of local services that families might need.