The Child Brain Injury Trust knows how difficult the current situation is for families affected by acquired brain injury.  We understand that the situation is changing on a day to day basis and as we ease out of the national ‘lock down’, there are many issues and concerns that families might have.

We understand that with schools reopening that this may bring additional concerns and we want to let you know that we are here to help.

We are following the Government’s guidelines at all times and are operating a virtual service which means we can’t see people face to face, but we are very much open as usual.

We want to thank everyone who continues to support us as it is making a huge difference, and we look forward to seeing you all soon.

Brain Injury Support

Families & professionals click here to see our Virtual Brain Injury Support page, with a host of links to all our resources and information; you can also view and download general information together with some resources relating to how you can cope with the COVID-19 pandemic when you have a child with an ABI.

If you have not used our services before and would like to make a referral or self-refer, please click here to get in contact or download a referral form and we will respond as soon as we possibly can.

Legal support

If you require legal support, please visit our brand new Legal Support Service website, click here to find out more!

Supporters

We need you now – more than ever.

If you would like to help raise funds for the charity we are here to support you, given the current social distancing rules, this may be more difficult, but there are still lots of ways in which you can. Our fundraising pages will provide information for you – simply click here to browse what’s going on.

Professionals

Our team are here to provide guidance, support, so please do stay in touch with us. Our full contact details together with a request form can be found by clicking here.

We can’t wait to see you in person.

Lisa Turan

CEO

HOW WE HELP

When a child acquires a brain injury it can have a devastating affect on all the family.  Every year thousands of families are left without any support and often feel alone with nowhere to turn to.

We are here to support families and professionals working with children and young people who find themselves in need of information about what’s happened and how to cope.  We are here to listen and to help  with practical and emotional  issues which may arise over time.

We work in Hospitals, Schools and in the community and are able to offer face to face meetings, phone and email support.

OUR CAMPAIGNS

The Child Brain Injury Trust has two main campaigns throughout the year. The first one is Action for Brain Injury Week, which takes place each May.

We also run our Autumn Safety Campaign, ‘GloWeek’ (formerly “Be Seen, Not Hurt”) in the week surrounding the clocks changing.

We are also running an ‘Early Years’ campaign – more information to follow

EVENTS

Please take a look at our events, here you will find upcoming Family events, Information & Learning opportunities and even book on to your next fundraising challenge!

Early Years Course - this is an open ended course, you can register at anytime

Thursday, August 1 2019 - Thursday, December 31 2020
All Day

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Finding Rehab (pathways and strategies)

Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham

Thursday, March 25 2021
9:00am - 5:00pm

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NEWS

Here you will find our latest blog posts and updates from the charity.

Albie’s Virtual Christmas Advent Calendar

Like with most other things in 2020, our wonderful mascot Albie’s usual festive fun has…

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The role of sport in rehabilitation following a brain injury

Bush & Co operations manager and qualified sports scientist Stuart Berry has almost 10 years…

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30 Minute Lockdown Fitness Challenge

Hello, I’m Gordon Cartwright and I’m a Partner in the Catastrophic Injury Team at JMW…

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CHILD BRAIN INJURY TRUST

Today the Child Brain Injury Trust is the leading voluntary sector organisation providing emotional and practical support, information and learning opportunities for families and professionals affected by childhood acquired brain injury across the UK.