Welcome to Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity

Supporting under 5s with cerebral palsy and other motor learning impairments realise their full potential

Welcome to Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity. Our Charity was created to give very special children a place where they can learn and thrive in a warm, supportive setting that understands their unique journey.

Through our early intervention service and support network, we work alongside our families to give their very young children the best possible start in life – so that they can realise their full potential.

We receive no statutory funding and rely entirely on the community to raise our funds.  Your support is extremely important to us and we are grateful to each and every one of our supporters.

Find out more about the services we offer here, including those for parents, our long history, or read the stories of some of our remarkable young children.  There are many ways you can get involved - community, corporate involvement, volunteering and challenge events.

 
1 in 400 children
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1,476 hours of support

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Events

Brighton Marathon
The second largest marathon in the UK is back taking you on a route through the City with fantastic views of the Sussex coast. We have 3 Charity places up for grabs!

Abseil at Arundel Castle
This is a new event for us and we are very excited about the challenge! A unique experience to abseil 180 feet down Arundel Castle's Bake House Tower!

Brighton Half Marathon
This event is one of the first major half's in the running calendar and we have 4 Charity places available! 13.1 miles passing some of Brighton's iconic landmarks.

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Well done to Lorenzo and his team who took part in Superhero Tri!
Lorenzo, along with his cousin Bruno and friend Charlie, took on the Superhero Tri on Saturday as part of Team Bailey raising funds for Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity.

A parent shares his story of why he is walking 35km for Charity.
Thomas, whose son Cyrus attends sessions at Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity is taking part in our WALK TOGETHER event on 14th September and shares his story.

Northlands Wood Primary Academy raises a fantastic £909.42.
The pupils at Northlands Wood Primary Academy in Haywards Heath took part in a sponsored walk at their school to raise funds for Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity.

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1 in 400 children
550 families
1,476 hours of support

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