What is Phab
What is Phab?
- Phab is a National Charity providing social activities for people with and without disabilities, supported from a Head Office In Surrey, Croydon. Phab achieves this through a nationwide network of around 170 Phab Clubs throughout England and Wales for all age ranges offering social activities and holidays.
Phab National website: www.phab.org.uk
To view Phab Clubs in your area, follow this link
Phab National North West Representative is Rebecca Hargreaves, National Project Manager
Tel: 01254 824784 Mob: 07875 140898
When was Phab formed?
- Phab was founded in 1957 resulting from a young disabled man, called Terry Rolfe, saying he wanted “Opportunity and not Pity”.
Who supports Phab Nationally?
|The Actress Anita Dobson who starred in Eastenders has been appointed to succeed the late Ed Stewart as President of Phab.|
What Phab Does Nationally – for Phab Clubs: www.phab.org.uk
- Produces an online guide for anyone who is thinking of
starting or is already running a Phab club
- Provides Regional Officers to assist set up new clubs and provide advice and support to established clubs
- Organises national and regional events for Phab club members
- Provides some administrative support to Phab Clubs
- Provides auditor for club accounts
- Negotiates club insurance
- Produces a twice yearly newspaper (KIT – Keeping In Touch) Spring and Autumn
- Provides specially equipped and fully accessible holiday units at an award-winning beach site in Dorset at affordable weekly rates – for more details Click here
- Funding residential breaks – inclusive experiences for children and young people with and without disabilities sharing in a full range of adventurous outdoor activities. These activities are at fully accessible activity centres offering specialist tuition
- Supports fundraising activities
- Provides web space and common address for club websites