Charity information

Phab

Phab creates opportunities for children, young people and adults with disabilities to enjoy the same activities and challenges as non-disabled people and brings them together through over 150 local clubs nationally, organising exciting and challenging residential projects for children and young people at fully accessible outdoor activity centres, and providing wheelchair accessible holiday homes where families can take a break together knowing all they need will be in place when they arrive.

Founded 1957

  • Mission statement

    Phab, formed in 1957, is a small national charity dedicated to bringing together children, young people and adults with or without a disability. Our aim - to promote and encourage people of all abilities to come together on equal terms, to achieve complete inclusion within the wider community and to make more of life together - is achieved by creating opportunities for disabled people to enjoy the same activities and challenges as non-disabled people, bringing them together through:

    Supporting a network of over 150 Clubs for children, young people and adults with disabilities throughout England and Wales, with a total membership of around 8,000.
    Organising residential projects for disabled and non-disabled children and young people to enjoy a range of activities together at fully accessible outdoor centres.
    Promoting independence, confidence and self-reliance, and enhancing the living skills and abilities of young people through various projects embracing the ethos of Phab.
    Providing regular regional and national events to enable all those involved in Phab to enjoy workshops, activities, networking and supporting each other.
    Wheelchair accessible holiday homes at Weymouth in Dorset.
    Providing information and support to individuals, families, carers and clubs through our website and our regular newsletters.

  • Aims

    Phab aims to:

    • To provide residential Projects at outdoor activity centres for children and young people to develop their confidence, independence, practical and personal skills, whilst having great fun together.
    • To bring together children, young people and adults with or without a disability to enjoy and benefit from local Phab clubs, meeting regularly to enjoy social activities together and days out.
    • To work with local communities, volunteers, and young people in schools and universities to develop new Phab clubs and support existing clubs, providing information, training and advice
  • Overview

    Established: June 1957

    Registered Charity Number: 283931

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 4

    Part time staff: 7

    Volunteers: 1500

    Phone number: 020 8667 9443

    Address: PhabSummit House50 Wandle RoadCroydon CR0 1DF

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