Search

Haven House Children’s Hospice in Woodford Green set to build an extension after getting £464k in government funding

PUBLISHED: 09:30 10 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:15 19 April 2013

Haven House Children’s Hospice in Woodford Green is set to build an extension after receiving £464,288 in government funding.

The hospice in High Road which supports children with life-limiting conditions and their families is receiving a share of a £60million fund from the Department of Health.

A spokesman for the hospice said it will help to build an extension at its White House home – an “arts and crafts style” house built in 1906.

She said: “It means we can offer our families so much more and have more office space in one place.”

Fourteen London hospices will benefit from £4.8m through the scheme which is run in partnership with charity Help the Hospices.

Announcing the scheme, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said: “This extra funding will help bring hospices up to date, so staff and volunteers can work in modern environments, helping them continue to provide wonderful support with compassion and kindness.”


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ilford Recorder. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Ilford Recorder