ERIC, The Children's Bowel & Bladder Charity

ERIC is the only charity dedicated to the bowel and bladder health of all children and teenagers in the UK. Our vision is that every child and teenager with a bowel or bladder condition can access support and live free from embarrassment, shame, isolation and fear.

Bowel and bladder helpline

Open: Mon-Thurs 10am-2pm, Tel: 0845 370 8008* / [email protected]. We provide support and information to help with children’s bowel and bladder problems.


Author: Kerry Vevers

Shop for continence products

Tel: 0117 301 2100 / [email protected]. We sell life-changing continence products to help your child overcome or manage a bowel or bladder problem.


Author: Adam Popeck

Paediatric continence training

Tel: 0117 301 2102 / [email protected]. We offer a range of courses on paediatric continence for health and education professionals and parents.


Author: Kerry Vevers

Help for kids

We're Poo and Wee and we want to help you keep the parts of your body that make us, the bowel and bladder, nice and healthy. Find out how in our kids section!


Author: Kerry Vevers

Guides to children’s bowel & bladder problems

Download our free leaflets, guides, factsheets and charts to help with potty training, day/night time wetting and bowel problems.


Author: Kerry Vevers

Home feed

  • Children's Continence Pathway

    Generic Children’s Continence Pathway outlining what help is or should be available for children and teenagers with bowel & bladder conditions. Read more

  • Help at school

    The Right to Go campaign aims to uphold every child’s right to support and care for a bowel or bladder problem at school. Read more

Latest news

Latest blogs

  • Campaigning for change for children with continence problems

    Penny Dobson explains how the Paediatric Continence Forum (PCF) campaigns to improve services for children and teenagers with bowel and bladder problems. Read more

  • Incontinence and teenage relationships

    Dan Colegate has lived with bowel problems all his life. In this blog he talks about the impact this had on him growing up as a teenager and having relationships. Read more

  • What is encopresis?

    If your child has constipation and soiling issues you might have come across the term 'encopresis' when you’ve been reading up on the subject. But what exactly is encopresis? Read more