What We Do

We’re the national charity dedicated to helping children with brain conditions and their families discover a better life together. Listening to the needs of these families helps us inspire the most helpful research and innovation.

Our aim is to provide the best research-driven, high-quality health, legal, financial and social care advice for children with brain conditions and their families. We help them put that knowledge into practice through practical advice and support. Find out more about who we are here.


In the UK today there are around half a million children and young people with brain conditions that result in complex medical, educational and social support needs. Our research work with expert partners across neurodevelopmental conditions gives us a unique perspective within the charity research sector.

A Cerebra Family Story

Calling all Crafters

Did you know that knitting and other crafts are proven to help your mental health? Mental health is very important to us here at Cerebra as anxiety and low mood is a widespread problem for children with genetic syndromes and intellectual disability – more common than it is for the general population.

This lockdown we’re encouraging you to take a break, virtually catch-up with friends and loved ones and inject a bit of craft into your day! Our Knit and Natter is a great way to enjoy much-needed time together, whilst also supporting a fantastic cause

Cerebra Brochure

Our brochure gives an overview of Cerebra and the important work we do through our different services.

Annual Report

Our detailed annual report gives information about what we do, why we do it and how Cerebra is funded. It also outlines our core services and future strategy.


Our ambassadors are made up of parents, carers and professionals who are passionate supporters of our work. They help raise awareness through publicity and by fundraising for us.


Our board of experienced trustees come from different sectors and all walks of life. They share responsibility on how Cerebra is governed.

Cerebra Count Me In Lottery

Count Me In Lottery

Taking part in our ‘Count Me In’ Lottery is a wonderful way to make a real difference to children with brain conditions and their families. It also means you are in with a chance to win our big weekly prize.

Make a Donation

Please help support our vital work that enriches the lives of thousands of children and their families every day.