React helps families caring for a child with an illness which is life-threatening or has the potential to shorten their lifespan. Our purpose is to provide assistance in situations where none is available elsewhere.
Complete the first two pages of the form, telling us exactly what you need. We are here for ‘basic, essential needs’, such as;
React also considers requests for basic, essential homecare items, travel and subsistence costs and end of life costs. React families are given the opportunity to take a one week respite break a year at one of eight mobile homes across six different UK locations.
The Information for Applicants leaflet will give you more advice on completing the form. Download it here, ask a medical or healthcare professional who assists with your child’s care or call us on 020 8940 2575.
Ask your medical or healthcare worker to complete and sign the endorsement section of the form. Please make sure they specifically state why they believe the item(s) will be of benefit. Send us the form with any relevant letters or quotes.
React is sensitive to urgent requests and responds to all applications within 48 hours
If you would like to talk to a Family Liaison Officer about your application please call us on 0208 940 2575