Blogs

Welcome to our blogs, where you can read real-life stories from the families we support.

If you would like to write a blog, we'd love to hear from you. Email web.team@contact.org.uk to find out more.

Please note that the opinions expressed on these blogs are the author's own views and not necessarily those of Contact.

Three cheers for Contact’s marathon miracles - meet our first runner Claire

Over the next few weeks we will be finding out a bit more about them, cheering on their tremendous training efforts and sending them good luck wishes for the big day. Here Claire Gillick from Tonbridge tells us why she is running one of the most famous road races in the world, to raise money for Contact.

Written by Contact at 10:49

An outsider's view of the powerful impact of parent carer participation

Janet joined us at the 2018 National Event for parent carer forums. This year's event marks 10 years of parent carer participation. In this blog, Janet shares what the 10 years mean to her - as someone who isn't a parent of a disabled child.

Written by Contact at 16:42

"Their advice was the best I've ever had"

In this blog, our Family Finances Helpline adviser Marian talks about advising parent Kathryn.

Written by Contact at 11:53

Expert advice you simply won’t find anywhere else

Following a call to the benefits experts on our helpline, Daniel was relieved to find out that the advice he'd been given previously was wrong.

Written by Contact at 11:55

How the Contact helpline changed my life

Hello my name is Natasha, a mum with 3 children. I'm writing this blog so I can tell you how calling Contact’s Helpline changed my family’s life.

Written by Contact at 15:20