Helping families with children who have special needs

“With your help, more  families can benefit from respite care.”

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CHAT children’s respite is a registered charity helping Buckinghamshire families with children who have special needs by providing funds for short term respite care. The Charity was previously known as CHAT (Children Health And Therapy).

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Ava Jane

How we can help you

Application Form for Respite Care    click picture above

We raise money to provide grants to fund respite care for children who have special needs.

Care Builders take part in Wolf Run

How you can help us

We need your help to raise much needed funds. For each £20 raised we can fund another hour of respite care.

Fundraising Dinner


Support our various fundraising events that we hold throughout the year with the help of our supporters

Mother and Daughter

Parent's Testimonials

Find out what parents say about the services we help to provide

Contact text on a post it note

Contact us

Need help, or want to help? Please contact us so we can discuss your requirements


News and Events

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Latest News

Below this section are news items and events. Click on the title, read more link or the image if one is available to open up the news item to find out more. The item immediately below here and on the left is the latest news with older items further down the page.  Our full news page can be located here: Chat Charity News

Summer Ball

Thank you to all our guests who helped make our summer Ball so much fun. Thank you also to Rivets Sports and Social for your impeccable hospitality, Cuisine Excellence for your incredibly tasty meal and to all who donated auction and raffle prizes. £1800 profit was...

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Apply now to help raise money through our Quiz Night Friday 23rd of March 2018 at Rivets Sports and Social Club at 7:30pm. Cost is £11.50 per ticket which includes supper. Get at team together with a maximum of 8 people and join us for a fun evening. You can download...

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Tickets are selling fast ! Last few tables remaining... Wednesday 28th of February 2018 7:30pm at the China Water, Aston Clinton.  Three Course fabulous banquet £21.50 per head. Contact to make a...

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Thanks to a grant from the AylesburyTown Council, CHAT was able to purchase this fantastic play house for the children who attend Booker Park. This house will be used as a quiet play area for the girls at playtime who don't enjoy the rough and tumble of the playground...

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Farewell to David Vick

David Vick has been a very active trustee of CHAT for the last 9 years and has decided to step down from the role.  He was presented with a little memento to remind him of the fun times with the charity!  Take Care David,  we still hope to see you helping on a...

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Christmas Wrapping – Thanks

Thank you to all the volunteers who happily donated their time over the week to help wrap Christmas Presents. It was a great week meeting new people and wrapping some of the obscurest shaped presents! With thanks to the support of the public we raised £680!...

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