SHAYP has been successful in receiving funding totalling £1500 from the Carers Trust and Comic Relief. This money has been awarded to allow families the opportunity to access social experiences and spend quality time together as a family.
For example: –
A family may wish to visit Edinburgh Zoo and apply for costs for transport, admission and lunch.
A family may wish to have a weekend in York and apply for £20 per person towards the cost of this.
The criteria to access the fund is:-
The money must be used for a family unit (with at least one person aged under 18 in attendance) to spend the day together.
This may include part payment towards a holiday.
Sibling group days out will be considered. Ideally the person with HD would also be in attendance, although this is not always necessary/ appropriate/ possible.
The maximum amount awarded will be £20 per person in attendance.
Funds must be used before 1st of November 2015.
You can find an application form HERE.