Incredible Kids provides play and support services to families with a child with a disability or additional needs to reduce inequality and social isolation. Incredible Kids has been operating since 4th June 2012 with over 630 member families we support each year. Incredible Kids is a Christian run charity, all trustees are Christian and our service is open to all regardless of faith.
Our services are easily accessible for families. We have a large 7,000 square foot open plan play centre on the outskirts of Bristol, close to the motorway which enables us to run family drop in sessions. It is important to us that our service is provided at low cost to our families as disability in a family is linked to joblessness and low income as well as mental health problems for parent/carers which would be a barrier to accessing the service if a high entry fee was charged.
Total visitor numbers at Incredible Kids are over 6,000 pa. We have over 600 member families on our social media closed support group. Due to the uniqueness of our service it is used by families from at least six Local Authority areas including Bristol City, South Gloucestershire, Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset, Gloucestershire, and beyond.
We are well known in our local community and have a strong network of local partnerships across South Gloucestershire and Bristol’s voluntary and community sectors. Over the past five years we have been operating we have built up a strong reputation with paediatricians, health visitors, school SENCOs, social care services; regularly referring into and taking referrals from both.