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Helping them thrive, be happy and feel part of a bigger family.


Thriving Families is the umbrella name for the family support services which Ruby’s Fund delivers.

We provide support for families of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), to help them stay well and avoid reaching crisis point. We provide help for the whole family unit, ranging from support for SEND children, primary carers and siblings. Our aim is to help families feel empowered to make informed decisions about the wellbeing of the family unit.

We have a number of services and support projects delivered by a highly trained team. Whilst our sensory centre and café is located in Congleton, we provide outreach services across the whole of Cheshire East.

Some of our most popular services are short breaks for children with SEND, sensory play sessions, family carer peer support groups, counselling, complementary therapies and sibling friendships groups. Our team can also help with signposting, form filling and generally helping families to navigate their way through their own SEND journey.

Ask for our support by completing our online referral form

Once we receive your request for support, one of our team will contact you to start the support process. For more information about Ruby’s Fund click here.

Whether you’re a parent carer looking for support for you or your children, or are a professional who wants to refer someone into us, you can refer into our services using the form below.

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