Charity information

Martha Care

Martha Care bridges a critical gap in social support by providing Family Support Workers to give support and practical help to families with a seriously ill or injured child in hospital.

Founded 2007

  • Mission statement

    Martha Care's mission is to provide hospital based help and support for families when a child is admitted with a serious illness or injury. We do this by providing fully trained hospital workers who give emotional support by listening and sitting with distraught and worried parents and their sick children.

    Martha Care workers also provide signposting to a portfolio of practical support such as accommodation facilites, transport and communication facilities, sources of addtional funding support etc. They will assist in completing and submitting complex application forms.

  • Aims

    Martha Care aims to:

    • To bridge a critical gap in social support by providing Family Support Workers to support families when a child is rushed into hospital with a critical illness or injury.
  • Overview

    Established: May 2007

    Registered Charity Number: 1119249

    Board members: 3

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 12

    Phone number: 07895808934

    Address: 44 Norbins Road Glastonbury BA6 9JF

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
  • Martha Care Worker

    A social work counsellor for families staying in hospital with their very sick or injured ... More