Hear from other families

Read below to find stories from families and their children and young people accessing our services.

We are always looking for new stories to illustrate our services and the impact they have on families across East Anglia. If you'd like to share your story please get in touch with Michael Jarvis in our Marketing and Communications Team on michael.jarvis@each.org.uk.

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    Rupert's story

    Being a parent, all we want to do is protect our children and tell them everything will be OK. I ...
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    Ava’s Story

    I've been seeing a counsellor from EACH for the past couple of years", said Carly. It's really been an absolute ...
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    Abbie's story

    Abbie needs 24-hour care and so the support we get from EACH means so much...
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    William G's Story

    “EACH has helped in so many ways, from providing the welcoming space of The Treehouse for William to visit, to ...
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    Michael’s Story

    “The fact we can leave Michael with people trained and competent to look after him is most beneficial"
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    William C's Story

    EACH feels like a big safety net to me...
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    Effie's Story

    EACH is a lifeline to parents going through the worst possible journey...
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    Amy's Story

    Amy accessed care and support from EACH at Quidenham. She had a brain tumour, and died in 2017, aged six......
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    Henry's Story

    EACH has made us all feel part of an extended family...
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    Daisy’s Story

    Daisy struggles with journeys in the car and travelling to Quidenham. Daisy will be able to visit the nook as ...
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    Jake's Story

    We’d hate to think what it would have been like without them...
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    Ben's Story

    EACH gives us hope that there are other people there you can talk to and people that want to help...
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    Claire's Story

    It doesn’t go away and it doesn’t get better. But you really will be OK...
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    Euan's Story

    When we visit The Treehouse, it feels like we are just a normal family like everyone else...
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    Ollie's Story

    We really enjoy meeting other families and being able to talk through what life is like for us all...
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    Isabella’s Story

    This kind of thing could happen to anyone and you never know if you will need the unique service given ...
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    Finnbar's Story

    Sadly, as fantastic as it is, their service will always be required, and every child that needs their help deserves ...
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    Bethany's Story

    We can’t put into words how much of a difference EACH makes to our family...
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    Rebekah's Story

    The experienced staff at EACH have supported us in so many ways...
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    Matilda's Story

    We have always felt so relaxed using the services EACH provides, even from our very first night when we all ...
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  • We are also supported by the 24/7 True Colours nurses and it’s so reassuring knowing we can call on them whenever we need support or advice Helen, William’s mum
  • The play specialists are excellent and I also get inspiration from the activities they organise. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • I didn’t realise hope was a gift until I became a mum. My little boy taught me many things and that was one of them Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • EACH has helped us keep Stanley’s memory alive. And allows us to look to the future Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • Renee loves going to The Treehouse, but it’s great that care staff are also able to visit us at home too. Stacy, Renee’s mum
  • EACH supports families when they’re at their absolute lowest, helping them to come to terms with their child’s illness, losing them and beyond Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • When we first heard about the hospice we were apprehensive because we didn’t know what to expect. When we got there we realised it was a lovely place where Renee would be well looked after, and we would be able to have a much-needed break. Stacy, Renee’s mum
  • We arrived at the hospice feeling scared and alone. We had so many questions – they answered them all and more. Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • I really love going to the hospice. I’ve made friends there and get to do loads of fun stuff. Renee
  • Children like Lucy don’t get the opportunity to go to sleepovers or to their friends for tea, so the interaction she has at the hospice is priceless. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • EACH helps us to create lovely memories and has played an important part in all of our lives, not just Lucy’s. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • EACH helped us with coping mechanisms and special ways of remembering Stanley. Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • I can’t imagine what it would have been like. Nobody should have to, every family should be offered the support we were, and are still getting Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • It’s been a great opportunity to meet other parents in a similar situation, something that doesn't really happen anywhere else. Helen, William’s mum

The Treehouse

St. Augustine’s Gardens,
Ipswich, IP3 8NS

Milton

Church Lane, Milton,
Cambridge, CB24 6AB

Quidenham

Quidenham , Norwich,
Norfolk, NR16 2PH