Jessie’s Fund was established as a registered charity in April 1995 and helps children with serious illness, complex needs, and communication difficulties through the therapeutic use of music. Music can provide a powerful and profound way in which children can express themselves and connect with the world around them. Our work covers all areas of the UK.
- To enable children in every children’s hospice in the UK to access music therapy by establishing posts for music therapists, providing appropriate musical instruments, and offering musical training to staff.
- To help children in special schools and hospitals to participate in creative musical activities.
- To train staff in special schools to use music as a tool for communication and learning.