What we do

Sadly, some children simply don’t live long enough. Since 1994 we’ve opened our doors and hearts to those children and the people who love them most. And now more than ever, we need your help to keep on bringing care and happiness to our children and families.

As the East Midlands’ only hospice for children and young people, we provide vital care and support to families impacted by life-limiting conditions. 

Your support means we can provide end of life care, symptom management, short breaks and respite care. We can also be there to support parents and siblings through their bereavements.

Our team are there for families when they need us the most, but we couldn’t do our work without the help of people like you. We know that together we can bring more love, smiles and laughter to our children, young people and families.

Rainbows during Covid-19

Rainbows is not at risk of closing and we are continuing to support local families across the East Midlands who need us the most.

During the pandemic, we're:

  • Continuing to support the NHS though the COVID pandemic
  • Providing End of Life Care and Symptom Management
  • Introducing new services such as our Support at Home Service and Emergency Stay