Charity information

Phab

Phab creates opportunities for disabled people to enjoy the same activities and challenges as non-disabled people and brings them together through 170 local clubs nationally and residential courses.

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 170 Clubs (children, young people and adult) throughout England and Wales, with a total membership of around 8,000.
    • Organising residential holidays and courses 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 benefit from workshops, training, conferences, fun activities, advice, and networking.
    • Providing information and support to individuals, families, carers and clubs through our website and our regular newsletters.

  • Aims

    Phab aims to:

    • To provide residential courses at outdoor activity centres for children and young people to develop their confidence, independence, practical and personal skills, whilst having 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 different activities together and days out.
    • To work with local communities, carers and volunteers to develop new Phab clubs or help support existing clubs, including providing information, training and advice around funding and safeguarding
  • Overview

    Established: June 1957

    Registered Charity Number: 283931

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 3

    Part time staff: 9

    Volunteers: 1500

    Phone number: 020 8667 9443

    Address: Phab Summit House 50 Wandle Road Croydon CR0 1DF

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