About Us



Formed in 1980, Children’s Liver Disease Foundation is the only UK charity dedicated to fighting all childhood liver diseases.

From our head office in Birmingham, we provide:

  • A comprehensive information hub on childhood liver disease for healthcare professionals and for families
  • A tailored support service for children, young people and young adults with liver disease and their families
  • Research into all aspects of childhood liver diseases
  • A collective voice for everyone affected by childhood liver disease.

Here you can find out about:

Childhood liver disease – the facts:

  • Every week 20 children in the UK are diagnosed with a life-threatening childhood liver disease
  • More children in the UK are currently diagnosed with a liver disease than childhood leukaemia
  • There are over 100 different liver diseases that can affect babies, children or young people
  • For most childhood liver diseases the cause is unknown
  • Liver disease has no cure