At a glance


  • Children / families
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Voluntary sector support
  • Young people

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Geographical remit: 
National - Britain


Sibs is the only UK charity for children and adults who are growing up with or have grown up with a disabled brother or sister.  Siblings have a lifelong need for information. Many experience isolation, daily challenges, public prejudice, reduced wellbeing and struggle to get their own needs met. Sibs is here to provide support, understanding and information.


We run youngSibs an online support and information service for children aged 7-17 who have a brother or sister with a disability or long term condition.

We train professionals to run sibling support groups for children. We train primary school staff to deliver Sibs Talk support intervention  We provide information for parents and professionals on supporting siblings.

We provide phone and email support for adults siblings and run a network of peer support groups for adult siblings.  We produce guides for adults siblings of people with a disability such as on future planning and managing carer. We run workshops and events for adult siblings.

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