CICRA is the only national charity in the UK focused specifically on supporting children and young people with Crohn's disease and Ulcerative colitis. 

Membership is free and gives you:

  • expert information on Crohn's, colitis, IBD unclassified, oral Crohn's and very early onset IBD
  • understanding & support for the whole family
  • the insider newsletter produced twice a year and sent free of charge to families
  • easy to understand booklets & leaflets for parents, teachers & young people
  • help with the transition from children to adult services
  • ‘can’t wait’ cards issued FREE of charge to help children explain their condition when in urgent need of toilet facilities
  • epals scheme for children & young adults to chat and support each other by e-mail
  • parents in contact, for parents to provide practical support to each other
  • regular IBD family information and support days across the UK
  • information on travel insurance and RADAR keys

To sign up for your free membership, download and fill in the form below, or request more information about member benefits.

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download our form to set up your free membership

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Membership Application Form 2018.docx