Where your money goes Our charity relies entirely on voluntary donations. One hundred per cent of every penny you donate to us will be used to improve the lives of those affected by some of the most serious medical conditions and to help grow our charity so that we can help even more families, individuals and dogs in the future.All our charity's services are provided entirely free of charge to those who need them. What your support means to usIt takes up to two years and approximately £23,000 to train a Support Dogs' partnership. Once that partnership has qualified we provide ongoing 24/7 365 days a year support throughout an average eight-year working career.The following is to give you an idea of what your donation could mean to our charity £10 to provide 24 hours of vital care and assistance to someone affected by autism, epilepsy and disability by one of our specialist support dogs. £35 to pay for the equipment needed to help a support dog keep a child with autism safe while on a busy street or crossing a busy road. £75 to pay for a month of health and welfare costs for a rescue dog training to become a support dog £100 could pay for a two hour training session for a disability assistance dog. Providing them with the skills to give life critical alerts to their client. £500 will pay for a two day home matching session enabling a child with autism to meet their future support dog at their home for the first time. £1000 could pay towards a week residential session for an epilepsy seizure alert dog and their new client. Providing them with the skills to give life saving alerts to their client. £2,500 the average cost to our charity each year to offer 24/7 care for a working support dog £23,000 the average cost of training a support dogs from introductory assessment up to graduation over a 2 year period. Where our funding comes from (2018/19 figures) Where we spend our money(2018/19 figures) You can also learn more about our charity by reading our annual review and our latest financial accounts.