Spinal Injuries Association

Spinal Injuries Association

Charity information

Spinal Injuries Association

Every year in the UK over 1,000 people experience a spinal cord injury, and there are an estimated 40,000 spinal cord injured people in the UK alone.

Most spinal cord injuries result in paralysis, and the impact of an injury can turn lives upside down.

With the right support and information, people can still enjoy a full and independent life after injury. The Spinal Injuries Association (SIA):

• Support spinal cord injured individuals and their families from the moment their injury occurs for the rest of their lives,
• Provide services and publications that enable and encourage paralysed people to lead independent lives
• Campaign for improved medical and social care for spinal cord injury

Founded 1974

  • Mission statement

    SIA is a national charity working on behalf of spinal cord injured people to help support, advise and campaign on all aspects of spinal cord injury.

  • Aims

    Spinal Injuries Association aims to:

    • Provide services to increase an individual's quality of life
    • Support the families of newly injured people
    • Offer support and assistance fromt the time of injury and for the rest of a paralysed person's life
    • Campaign for the best medical and social care for spinal cord injured people
    • Increase knowledge and awareness of the causes and consequences of spinal cord injury
  • Overview

    Established: May 1974

    Registered Charity Number: 1054097

    Board members: 18

    Full time staff: 21

    Part time staff: 22

    Volunteers: 50

    Phone number: 0845 678 6633

    Address: SIA House 2 Trueman Place Oldbrook Milton Keynes MK6 2HH

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  • Lifelines for Life

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