Why We Help
There are 66,000 young people with disabilities within an hour of Bristol and over 1.1 million in the UK.
77% of children with disabilities cannot access regular leisure facilities so can’t play, exercise or socialise in the same ways as their peers.
This not only affects them, but leaves whole families in isolation, with 72% of parents suffering mental health issues as a result.
We must support them and their parents with access to specialist equipment and vital support systems.
We want to make sure children and young people with disabilities are given equal opportunities to play and exercise to aid their physical and mental development, ensuring that they can meet their potential
Gympanzees’ mission from the start has been to find a permanent home – a play, exercise and social facility that will have everything under one roof for our families. We are delighted to announce Project Home, a campaign that will help that dream become a reality.
Who We Help
We support children and young people (0-25yrs) with sensory, physical, learning difficulties, SEN and any mild to profound disability.
How We Help
Access Gympanzees at Home
Come to Gympanzees
We provide play, exercise and friendship opportunities to people with disabilities and their families. Alongside our current work, we continue to develop our plans to build the UK’s first dedicated play, exercise and social inclusion destination for children and young people with disabilities and their families.
How to Support Us
Your donation will will help protect the physical and mental health of 1,000s of children and young people with disabilities by meeting their needs and supporting them and their families with professional guidance and access to specialist equipment.