What Ruby’s Fund has been doing during COVID 19

Since lockdown Ruby’s Fund have been busy supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities and their families across Cheshire East. Thanks to grant funding from Cheshire East Brighter Ideas project, Ruby’s Fund has been able to create a bespoke case management tool which encompasses all of the services, facilities and support Ruby’s Fund provides. … Continued


New Mobile Sensory Bus

Ruby’s Fund are delighted to share our exciting news with you that we now have a mobile sensory bus! It has been 8 months in the planning!  The idea came from our families who told us that sometimes they couldn’t always get to see us at the centre due to the needs of their child.  … Continued


School uniform and baby equipment

Do you require help to kit out your child with school uniform or other children’s clothing or equipment? If so please ask a professional such as your family support worker or health visitor to complete this Referral Form for children’s items for those in financial hardship and we will try to supply you with the … Continued


New Befriending Project

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new befriending project. This is a grant funded project. DO YOU HAVE A CHILD WITH ADDITIONAL NEEDS? * Are you putting on a brave face? * Do you get out of the house less than you would like to? * Are you struggling to cope as … Continued


The problem of finding a good disabled loo!

Before we opened Ruby’s Fund Sensory Centre I found myself changing Ruby on the floor of a cafe toilet. The floor was dirty and from that day I stopped going out with her to places without changing facilities for children weighing 15kg+. Those facilities were few and far between then (pre 2014). From that experience … Continued



Friday Sing & Socials

My Babytime & Ruby’s Fund run weekly Sing & Social sessions on a Friday morning. Pre-booking is advised but if there are spaces available then you can just drop into either session.   Our sessions times are as follows and each class lasts 90 minutes: 9.20am is aimed at families with children of all ages. … Continued


*NEW* Chill & Chat parent carer group

Chill & Chat is a new peer support group for parents who need help supporting their children to deal with their emotional needs, to become aware of their feelings and to learn techniques to manages their emotions. Claire, our Relax Kids coach hosts this session which is informal, full of chat over a cuppa. Claire teaches … Continued


Short Breaks at Ruby’s Fund

Ruby’s Fund is offering one-to-one short break sessions for children aged 0-8 years with complex or specialist needs, especially those who may not have had the opportunity to access short breaks before due to their age, personal care or health needs. The sessions will be delivered on weekdays, weekends and school holidays at Ruby’s Fund … Continued