ERIC was started by the Children’s Society in 1988. It is the only charity dedicated to helping all children and teenagers with continence difficulties in the UK.
We work to improve the
quality of life of children, young people and their families in the UK who
suffer from the consequences of wetting and soiling difficulties, to help them manage
or overcome these problems. We
believe that no child or young person should suffer unnecessarily because of a
wetting or soiling problem.
ERIC provides information, support and resources to children, young people and their families and health professionals on bladder and bowel problems.
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Help us fundraise
ERIC relies on donations from individuals, companies and trusts to undertake its work. To find out more about how you can help raise money to ensure we can help children and families living with continence difficulties, visit our Fundraising pages.
ERIC's confidential Helpline is available on 0845 370 8008 (Mondays and Thursdays 10:00am - 2:00pm) for information and support on childhood bedwetting, daytime wetting, constipation and soiling or potty training. You can also email the helpline or send the helpline staff a message on our Facebook page at any time of the day or night and they will get back to you as soon as possible. The ERIC helpline is a member of the Helplines Association.
Calls to the helpline cost 9.6 pence per minute, plus the phone company's access charge.
Calls are recorded for safeguarding and training purposes.
ERIC runs training seminars for health and other professionals and holds a Conference every two years. For further information go to ERIC's training pages.
Online Continence Products Shop
ERIC's online shop has a wide range of resources and products for children's bedwetting, daytime wetting, soiling and constipation and potty training.
We sell bedwetting alarms, daytime pants, bedding protection and literature. View our complete product range or request a catalogue from our online shop.
ERIC Team and Committees
ERIC's staff team are based at our Bristol office. We are supported in our work by a Board of Trustees and a Professional Advisory Committee.
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