CICRA (Crohn's in Childhood Research Association)

CICRA (Crohn's in Childhood Research Association)

Charity information

CICRA (Crohn's in Childhood Research Association)

The Crohn’s in Childhood Research Association (CICRA) is dedicated to creating a wider understanding of Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, particularly as it affects children and young adults. It raises funds to support approved medical and scientific research aimed at finding more effective treatments and an eventual cure.
Support and understanding is given to parents and carers of children and teenagers through the many people working with CICRA who have been through the same experience.

Founded 1978

  • Mission statement

    To be the lead charity in the UK supporting children and young people affected by crohns and colitis, and their families.

  • Aims

    CICRA (Crohn's in Childhood Research Association) aims to:

    • to lead research in paediatric gastroenterology, to find better treatments for crohn's and colitis in children and young people
    • to support families with a child affected by crohn's or colitis by providing information and advice
    • to increase public understanding of the impact of crohn's and colitis on children, so they can lead fulfilling lives
  • Overview

    Established: April 1978

    Registered Charity Number: 278212

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 50

    Phone number: 020 8949 6209

    Address: 13-19 Ventnor Road, Sutton, Surrey SM26AQ

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website