Charity information

Kith & Kids

Kith & Kids is a London-based, user-led charity working with families who have children with autism or learning disabilities: many of whom have multiple disabilities.
Mainly Kith & Kids provides training and social development projects and activities for children, young people and adults who have disabilities, but we also provide support and information to their parents and siblings.
We have a strong self-help ethos which means that families using our services put something back into the organi

Founded 1969

  • Mission statement

    Kith and Kids' overall aim is to empower families living with disability to overcome their social isolation and access the services they need.

    Originally a self help group started by two families, Kith and Kids is now in its 48th year and excels in providing support, activities and a common meeting ground for families who have a person with learning, physical and/or sensory disabilities to share experiences and support each other.

  • Aims

    Kith & Kids aims to:

    • From its set-up in 1969 by a group of parents, Kith & Kids’ aim has been to achieve empowerment and social inclusion for/with families who have children with disabilities.
  • Overview

    Established: October 1969

    Registered Charity Number: 1080972

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 5

    Part time staff: 2

    Volunteers: 300

    Phone number: 020 8801 7432

    Address: 3rd Floor, Haringey Irish Centre, Pretoria Road, London N17 8DX

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  • Social Development for young people with autism

    Children and young adults with autism and/or learning disabilities experience social exclu... More