Swings & Smiles is open seven days a week, providing a place to play and support for children with special needs and their families. Find out what's on offer and see our latest timetable. Read more
Swings & Smiles offers play sessions for children with special needs and their whole family at our centre in Thatcham. Read more
Supporting children and young people with special needs and their families to be happy, have fun and feel included.
"Since visiting Swings & Smiles we've seen Katie explore and develop more and more independence. Meeting other parents is great fun as well as getting to know the lovely, fun Swings & Smiles team – being here is like a breath of fresh air and I don’t know what we would do without it."
Swings & Smiles is a place to play for children with special needs and their families. It offers a unique environment where the whole family feels supported and where they can spend quality time together. Our services include play sessions, sibling support and outreach.
We have lots of opportunities for volunteers at Swings & Smiles including supporting at sessions, helping at events or assisting with jobs at the centre. We accommodate corporate groups for CSR days and can take young volunteers completing Duke of Edinburgh awards.
We're looking for some willing superheroes to take part in the Superhero Series Tri to raise funds for Swings & Smiles! Read more
The latest SEND Local Offer Newsletter is now available. The newsletter is issued termly and is very interesting and informative. It's packed full of details about everything available on the Local Offer. Read more
We were thrilled to receive a cheque for £7166.70 from the lovely people at Gardner Leader. They've been busy fundraising for us and volunteering for us after choosing Swings & Smiles as their Charity of the Year. Read more
The DCP's Give It Back campaign asks the Government to give back the £434 million shortfall in funding for social care for disabled children and their families. Read more