Giving seriously ill children the best chance to thrive. At home.

What we do

Through a nationwide network of WellChild Nurses; home and garden transformation projects; and family information, training and support programmes, WellChild makes it possible for children and young people with complex health needs to be cared for at home instead of hospital, wherever possible.
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Support us

From challenge events to bake sales, we have many fun and rewarding ways for individuals, organisations and groups to give and get involved in our work.
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WellChild is entirely reliant on voluntary funding. With 60% of forecasted income lost in 2020 due to COVID-19, please help ensure we are ready to respond to the needs of seriously ill children and their families in the future.
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Baby Phoebe who is supported by WellChild Nurse Esther

Our impact 2019-2020

289,000 items of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) sent to 1,300+ shielding families to allow carers back into their homes during COVID-19.

2,711 children and young people supported by WellChild Nurses across the UK. 489 parents, carers and professionals trained through our Better at Home programme.

2,952 families received support from their peers through the WellChild Family Tree network. 93% said they felt supported by the group.