Challenger Children's Fund

Date: 21st July 2010
Category: Basic Health and Welfare

The fund offers small-scale financial help for physically disabled young people in Scotland. It will fund anything that is not provided by statutory sources - so that could mean expenditure such as a washing machine, holiday expenses, clothing, computer hardware or specialised adapted equipment.

Applications can be made on behalf of physically disabled person under the age of 18 and resident in Scotland. Applications need to be sponsored by "a social worker, health visitor or professional who is in regular contact with the family".