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SIBS (support for siblings)

About Sibs

Sibs exists to support people who grow up with or have grown up with a disabled brother or sister. It is the only UK charity representing the needs of over half a million young siblings and over one and a half million adult siblings.

Sibs services

Sibs provides information, support and training for adult siblings, young siblings, parents and professionals.

Aims, history, strategy

You can find out about the aims of Sibs, why the charity was set up and about the work we are doing currently to support siblings.

PRESS RELEASE - January 2021

Jo Whiley joins Sibs as charity patron

Sibs team

Sibs has a dedicated team of trustees, advisors and staff who are passionate about support for young and adult siblings.

Annual report and accounts

Our annual report explains the work we have done over the past year and has a breakdown of how we have spent funds from donors and the public.


There are over half a million young siblings and at least 1.7 million adults siblings in the UK, who have grown up with a disabled brother or sister.


Read the latest research on sibling relationships in developmental disabilities here.

Get involved with Sibs


Support our work by volunteering to
lead an adult sibling support group, fundraising or making a donation.



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Book a workshop or training


Get training on running a young sibling group in school, host a workshop for parents, or come on a workshop for adult siblings.



Read more about how to book our training days

Become a friend of Sibs


Like what we do? Make an annual donation to help us carry on supporting siblings.



Find out more about becoming a friend of Sibs