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

WALK TOGETHER Eastbourne 2019
We are planning a brand new challenge for our walk in 2019. This will be a circular walk starting and finishing in Eastbourne.

Spring Ladies Day - Lingfield Park Racecourse
We are delighted to have been invited to hold a bucket collection at the Spring Ladies Day at Lingfield Park Racecourse on Friday 3rd May.

Haywards Heath Mayor's Charity Casino Night
Tickets are now on sale for this event taking place on Friday 12th April at Haywards Heath Town Hall in support of Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity.

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Latest News

Conductive Education Awareness Week
Monday 11th to Sunday 17th March is Conductive Education Awareness Week. In our sessions children learn through movements to improve their gross and fine motor skills.

Dame Vera Lynn reflects on the importance of her Charity.
As Dame Vera Lynn, President of our Charity, celebrates her 102nd Birthday, she reflects on why the Charity she established in 2001 is as important to her today.

Children enjoy getting messy.
We held a messy play session at our Centre in Cuckfield on Friday and the children enjoyed getting involved with all the activities and had a great time together.

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

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