Project information

Mobilty Equipment Provision Service

To fund vital items of equipment not usually available on the NHS to disabled children and young people up to the age of 26 throughout the UK


Charity information: Action For Kids Charitable Trust

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  • Need


    The barriers to independence experienced by disabled children and young people


    By providing a range of equipment to aid independent movement

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Increased freedom and mobility


    » We assess the requirements of our applicants with relevant health professionals in order to provide appropriate and sometimes bespoke equipment

    Success will be the delivery of suitable equipment and renewed freedom and opportunities

  • Impact


    Increased independence and self-esteem for 100s of disabled children and young people which opens doors to new opportunites. This also offers some respite to families and carers.


    Unfortunately our equipment waiting list is longer than it has ever been and we are in contact with applicants who are desperate for help. We continue to work tirelessly with long-term supporters to fund equipment and to try to source new donors.


    We provide regular online, face-to-face and printed correspondence. Donors are always welcome to visit us to see our programmes at firsthand and to meet some of the fantastic young people we work with.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £250,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £200,000 Purchase of equipment For 100s for children and young people all around the UK
      £50,000 Assessment and maintenance Providing correct equipment and looking after it indefinitely
  • Background




    Disabled children, young people and their families

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    The charity we established in 1992 by Sally Bishop to raise funds for one item of equipment and the founder still manges the application and support areas of the charity. The team has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Sally Bishop

    Founder and Director of mobility equipment provision and family support services

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