Hopes and Beams offers inclusive sports, arts, teaching and activities for children and young adults with disabilities.

Award Winning Charity

Our award-winning charity gives young people with physical, sensory and learning disabilities the chance to play, train and make friends in a fun and safe environment. Our friendly team of staff and volunteers provide support and advice for those with disabilities and additional needs. Hopes and Beams is a place where everyone is welcome, valued and important.

Our mission

To help people with disabilities discover their potential through sports, teaching and recreation.

Our Values

Fun

We believe everybody should be able to have fun and experience the joy of making, doing and taking part.

Inclusive

We accept every person for who they are, providing an environment where they can be themselves and learn valuable life skills.

Supportive

We support children and young adults with disabilities or additional needs, as well as their families, to reach their full potential.

Activities

Our weekly programme has classes, clubs and activities that are for children from preschool age, through to young adults aged 16 and over.

George's Story

George loves coming here. He’s got a friendship group that will be with him all the way through school, into his early adulthood and beyond.

Charlie's story

Charlie Walsh was a ‘normal’, able 10 year old but within a period of 8 weeks, he went through a
life-changing series of events.