Charity information


Childlife supports many thousands of children across the UK who live with life-limiting illness, disability or disadvantage, through the work of our four member charities.

Founded 1992

  • Mission statement

    Throughout the UK, thousands of children and young people are facing challenges in their lives as a result of illness, disability or social circumstances. Childlife helps to improve the lives of children and young people by raising funds for the work of its four member charities.
    Our partner charities are Ataxia UK, Acorns Children’s Hospice, National Deaf Children’s Society and the National Children’s
    Bureau. Together they reach many thousands of children and young people every day.

  • Aims

    Childlife aims to:

    • To promote the relief of children who are in need in particular by enabling the Member Charities to better meet their respective charitable purposes.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1992

    Registered Charity Number: 1080536

    Board members: 4

    Part time staff: 3

    Phone number: 01252 628072

    Address: Westmead House GU15 7LP

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website