Contact (previously Contact a Family) is a national charity for families with disabled children.

They provide information, advice and support. They bring families together so they can support each other. They campaign to improve their circumstances, and for their right to be included and equal in society.

Everything Contact do is about continually improving the lives of families with disabled children. They achieve this through working directly with parents and carers and are driven by what they are told is important.

Contact have a helpline (0808 808 3555) to advise parents on all aspects of caring for a disabled child. They also have a website full of resources that cover a range of topics and they run workshops and information sessions across the UK.

Who the service provides for

All ages from birth upwards for those with a disability.

Hours of operation


How the service is accessed

Call the free helpline on 0808 808 3555

Email address

Phone number

020 7608 8700

Operational locations

  • National


Contact a Family
209-211 City Road