We are a member of Children’s Hospices across London (CHaL) – a separately registered charity and a collaboration between the six children’s hospice services which support children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions and their families in London.

Active across all 33 London boroughs and large parts of the home counties, the six ChaL charities help to manage children’s symptoms, give families time to take short breaks, as well as offering end-of-life care and bereavement support.

Haven House Children’s Hospice works collaboratively with ellenor, Demelza Hospice Care for Children, Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice, Richard House Children’s Hospice and ShootingStarChase to share knowledge and good practice, and seek collective solutions to the big issues that affect the children and families that we support.

Independent research in 2011 estimated that there were more than 6,000 children across Greater London with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions, and that number has almost certainly increased since then. But at present we’re only reaching just over 2,000, so we have much more work to do.

By working together, we aim to improve and increase the services offered to families in need across the capital and make a difference to many more lives.

Find out more by visiting the CHaL website.