Meningitis Now

We exist to save lives & rebuild futures through research, awareness & support. Our vision is a future where no one in the UK loses their life to meningitis & everyone affected gets the support they need to rebuild their lives.

Last updated on 29 October 2019

Who is eligible?

People in need, who have meningitis or who are disabled as a result of meningitis towards respite care and other medical expenses.

Usually no grants will be given towards domestic bill arrears, clothing, bedding and furniture.

The website has a great deal of information  -

How to apply?

An initial telephone call or e-mail to the grants financial officer is welcomed to discuss the application process is welcomed. You can call our Meningitis Helpline.

The panel meet every month to consider applications and all applicants are informed immediately of the decision.

Other information

The trust also has a range other services including:

  • professional counselling, including bereavement counselling and creative therapy
  • peer support, including an online community forum and peer support days for people and families affected by meningitis
  • information on meningitis

Contact the Trust for more information.

Contact details

Fern House
Bath Road

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