Julia’s House is the only children’s hospice charity in Dorset and Wiltshire dedicated to helping life-limited children and their families across both counties.
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"In 2016 we will receive just 5% of our total annual funding from the government. This compares very poorly with the national average of 17% government funding for children’s hospices and 32% for adult hospices. Our NHS income has been frozen for seven years, a considerable real terms devaluation against the rising cost of providing our care services. In terms of government funding Julia’s House is now one of the worst-funded hospices in the UK.
We rely on public fundraising, donations and gifts in Wills for 95 per cent of what we need to raise each year.  Fundraising may be tough, it’s not as tough as the challenges facing Julia’s House families every day."