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     We always welcome new members to the Scarf group.

  • Scarf fundraising


    Scarf is a registered charity, and we rely entirely on the grants and donations that we receive.  

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    Holiday Activities

    Our holiday activities are for the whole family to enjoy – siblings are welcome to join in.

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    Scarf 2

    Scarf 2 is for young people from Year 11 upwards, ie: age 15/16 to 25 years.  

About Scarf

Scarf (Supporting Children with Additional Needs, Relatives and Friends) is a charity based in the New Forest, Hampshire which organises regular term time clubs as well as holiday activities for children with additional needs and their families.  Children/young people are aged 0 -25 years and have a range of disabilities and additional needs, such as Down's Syndrome, autism and cerebral palsy. 

To join Scarf, families must live within the boundaries of the New Forest District Council and have a child/young person (aged up to 25 years) with a disability or additional needs.  Please click here for a map of the area that Scarf covers.


Supporting over 80 families


Including around 200 children


Aged from 0 up to 25 years


23 staff members and volunteers

Coronavirus Update – Jan 2023

All of our activities are fully up and running.  However, we continue to keep a close eye on the situation and up to date with any changes in government guidelines.  All clubs and activities have new Risk Assessments that are kept live to reflect the current situation. 

Click here for our current Covid guidelines for all our activities and clubs. 

Meanwhile stay safe and do email us if you have any questions.