Ataxia supports anyone with Ataxia through a range of services.
They manage and facilitate a number of grants schemes:
Mark Dower Trust
The Mark Dower Trust offers a small annual grant of up to £3,000. The aim is to support young people by enabling them to pursue skills, hobbies or further educational opportunities and hence allow them to maximise their independence.
The Headley Trust
Ataxia refers to the Headley Trust individuals over 16 years with Ataxia requiring support for mobility equipment, computer adaptations, communication aids, stairlifts and car adaptations.
The Florence Nightingale Aid in Sickness Trust
The Trust provides funding towards medical equipment for children and adults of all ages affected by a disability or long-term illness. This includes medical aids, specialist beds and mobility equipment. Apply initially through Ataxia who will refer to the Trust.