Useful links for wish families

We're often asked for help and information on other support charities and sometimes we need our wish families to obtain official documents to assist us in granting their wish.

Please see the list below for links to useful websites and other charities.

Useful websites

European Health Insurance (EHIC) Card
If you are a UK resident temporarily visiting a European Union (EU) country, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland, and medical treatment becomes necessary, with one of these cards you are entitled to that treatment at reduced cost or sometimes free.

Passport applications
Government site to help with applying for a passport for adults and children.

Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA)
Website where an online form can be found and completed by international travellers seeking to visit the USA under the Visa Waiver programme.

Other charities and organisations

We grant wishes to children aged between 3 and 17 years, fighting life-threatening conditions. The following charities may be able to help if you or your child fall outside of these criteria:

The Willow Foundation
National charity which provides special days for seriously-ill 16-40 year olds.

The HoneyRose Foundation
A registered charity dedicated to raising money and organising special days for terminally-ill people 40 years and above.

If you need support or guidance following childhood bereavement:

Winston's Wish
The leading childhood bereavement charity and the largest provider of services to bereaved children, young people and their families in the UK.