Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak, Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity has taken the difficult decision to suspend sessions in order to protect our children and families at this challenging time. We are working hard to find new ways of continuing to support our families.  To learn more about what the Charity is doing during this Coronavirus shut down period please click here.

1 in 400 children

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.


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Thank you to all of our #TwoPointSixChallenge supporters. #KitchenAid, your mixer helped power the Hay Family to b… https://t.co/yZ1Sk5tbua

Our Abseil total now stands at £12,576 which is as fantastic achievement by everyone involved. Thank you to Dave P… https://t.co/D6kAvL3mH9


Latest News

The Enduring Sweetheart
A new official portrait of Dame Vera Lynn is to be unveiled to benefit Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day

Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity Joins 2.6 Challenge
Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity is asking its supporters to join in the 2.6 Challenge and help fundraise for this Charity.

'Dame Vera Launches Emergency Appeal'
Wartime sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn and Britain's Got Talent winner Colin Thackery are joining forces to help save the veteran singer's children's charity


Our Latest Events

Brighton Half Marathon

Brighton Marathon

Abseil Arundel Castle

VE Day 75th Anniversary Concert

Brighton Marathon

'We're Going on a Sponsored Bear Hunt'

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