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.”

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