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.
Please note, React will accept applications by EMAIL and you are advised NOT to send postal applications at this time. Our staff are currently working from home and will do all they can to help you but the process of applications may take a little longer than usual. Thank you for your patience.
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 five mobile homes across four different UK locations.
Ask a qualified 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