Useful links

Useful links

Read the Take a Break Scotland Outcome Report 2020/21 for a detailed look at how we help families across Scotland and how we spend our funding last year.

Family Fund – As well as administering Take a Break, Family Fund is the UK’s largest provider of grants to families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.  Last year they provided 89,101 grants or services to families across the UK. If you think you or someone you know might be eligible, visit the website.

Power Up – free support for parents and carers to develop the confidence and skills to use online tools to manage money.

Turn2us is a free service that helps people in financial need to access welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help – online, by phone and face to face through their partner organisations. Visit their website to find financial support, quickly and easily, based on your circumstances.

Contact provides information, advice and support for families raising disabled children across the UK via their website and free helpline.

for Scotland’s Disabled Children (fSDC) campaigns to secure rights and justice for disabled children, young people and their families in Scotland by bringing together not-for-profit organisations.

Scottish Government provides guidance to help improve the experiences of disabled children, young people, and their families.

Shared Care Scotland have information and tools to help parent carers plan and fund short breaks.