WHO WE ARE
We are a registered charity dedicated to putting smiles on the faces of families with children or young adults who have additional needs. We provide enriching free family leisure activities in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, and Bristol.
Family Leisure time is the best way to relieve social isolation and support the mental and physical wellbeing of all families. It reduces stress, builds relationships, and providing a much-needed break from the challenges of everyday life.
We believe that everyone deserves to have the opportunity to enjoy leisure activities, and want to ensure that cost is never the reason you can't try something new. That’s why all of our Absolutely Together programmes are free to access for the families we support.
If you are a family supporting a child or young adult with additional needs, we encourage you to contact us to learn more about our programs and how you can get involved.
1'000 of Smiles
Through our 1'000 of Smiles programme, we purchase discounted vouchers to a variety of leisure activities through carefully selected partners.
We then distribute these to the families we support at no cost.
Every weekend our venues provide dedicated free sessions for families with children and young adults with additional needs
This includes Free Bowling, Inclusive Climbing, Gym Access, Footgolf, Disc Golf and so much more.
By using our specially adapted twin-seat go-karts, we can provide children and young adults with additional needs a unique and exciting opportunity to experience the thrill of driving for themselves
Our karts allow drivers as much or as little control as they like meaning all users get a smile on their faces.
What do Families of children with additional needs say?
100% of families feel leisure activities are important to their family
91% feel that their access to leisure activities is restricted as a result of their child having an additional need
97% of our users said that our service improved their families access to leisure facilities
100% of the families that have used our service said we have put a smile on their face
“It was a really special experience to share together.”
“This gives me the confidence to try more things with the family.”
"Our opportunities are so restricted because of our daughter's needs, the activities provided have made such a difference to the whole family."
Absolutely Together, through its subsidiaries Absolutely Leisure and Dacorum Sports Trust, provides a range of affordable activities at our state-of-the-art venues. The operation of these facilities covers all staff and support costs, meaning 100% of money raised through Absolutely Together can go directly to the projects!
“ What a special family day out, you have put a smile on all our faces”
“ Its really hard for me to take the boys out, thank you so much for this”