External Funding opportunities:
Carers – ‘Flexible Fund’ Accepted at Coaching For Carers – Recharge Retreats.
How carers can get financial help to attend Recharge Retreats
- Contact your local Council and request a Carers Assessment
- After your needs are assessed if you qualify for help towards some respite you may be awarded a flexible fund of upto £300*.
- Flexible Fund payment are accepted by Recharge Retreats.
The Ogilvie Charities
Funding for Carers who need a short break:
Application and processing can take 6 – 8 weeks*
Family Fund for families raising disabled or seriously ill children. You can apply for a grant to help with the costs towards your retreat.
Get financial help to pay for care and assistance your loved one so you can have a break.http://www.respiteassociation.org/HowToApply.aspx
The Talisman Charitable Trust
In writing to the charity through a social worker, Citizens Advice or similar third party.
Applications should be on headed paper and include the individual’s full name and address, a summary of their financial circumstances, what is needed and how much it will cost. A brief history of the case and a list of any other charities approached should be included as well. Supporting evidence such as medical documentation, a letter from the applicant’s school and written quotations would also be helpful. Applications are considered throughout the year. Only successful applications will receive a reply.
Denman Charitable trust
(Applications only from Bristol, North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire).
Register Now for Recharge Retreat pay your deposit to secure your place.
The assessment and qualifying period can take up to 9 months. So request your assessment ASAP and register for the next retreat ASAP to secure your place.