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NANSA has worked for over 60 years to improve the lives of people in Norfolk with physical, sensory and learning disabilities. NANSA is a local independent charity and believes that all people with disabilities are entitled to full inclusion in...
About Us
NANSA was founded in 1954 to help children in Norfolk with cerebral palsy. In the 60 years since, we have evolved into a core service provider in Norfolk, providing support and assistance to people of all ages and disabilities. We...
History
NANSA has been helping people with disabilities since 1954. Here are our highlights from the past 60 years. 1954 — Norfolk and Norwich Spastics Association founded by a group of parents1956 — Launched day clinic at the Jenny...
Meet the Team
Here at NANSA, we are dedicated to improving the lives of Norfolk people with disabilities. Meet the Team Leaders whose teams make this possible.
Reports
For transparency, we believe that it's important to make our annual reports available and accessible. You can read them here, and we'll update this page regularly.
Referrals
Family Services for pre school children with disabilities and their families/carers We run term time and holiday sessions for accompanied children including: • Norfolk School for Parents which offers Pre School learning for children with cerebral palsy and other...
Lodge Hire
Need to hire out a conference or training room? You can now help raise money for NANSA by renting the use of the NANSA Lodge.
FAQ's
Here are just answers to regular questions about NANSA. We are always happy to answer any further queries on enquiries@nansa.org.uk or ring 01603 627662
Partnerships
NANSA work in partnerships with organisations to reach and support more people with disabilities in Norfolk. Together we can combine skills and resources to create new initiatives promoting independence and full inclusion in society.
Services
Here at NANSA, we offer a wide range of services to people of all ages. Our aim is to help Norfolk people with disabilities reach their potential in all stages of life. *Please note: The NANSA Adult and...
Children
NANSA Family Services provide support and assistance to families whose children have disabilities. NANSA is here to help from the moment your child is diagnosed, and will stay with you for as long as you need us. Our...
Youth
NANSA Youth & Transition Services help young people with disabilities make the transition from childhood to young adulthood. We support young people through the challenges of adolescence, and encourage them to make the most of every opportunity that arises.
Adults
NANSA offers a range of activities, sessions, and classes to adults with disabilities. We work with you on education, hobbies, and improving your quality of life. We have an exciting timetable of sessions that teach learning, living and...
Train & Trade
NANSA’s Train and Trade is a provision that supports people with disabilities or additional needs. Through the promotion of independence and personal development, the Train and Trade team will help to remove the barriers obstructing an individual’s journey into gainful...
Artshoproject
The Artshoproject is an exciting venture managed by NANSA’s Charity Trading Team and supported by a dedicated team of Retail Support Volunteers. The Artshoproject is a social enterprise that offers a variety of inclusive and diverse traineeships, allowing...
Easy Read
Our information is available in different formats and languages on request. Please keep an eye out for our sign language video, coming soon.
Get Involved
Since we began in 1954, public support has been very important to us. We rely on fundraising and donations to provide new services, and we couldn’t do it without you. If you would like to get involved, there are lots...
Fundraise
Help raise money for NANSA to help us provide support and assistance to people with disabilities and their families and carers.
Donate
It costs just over £1 million per year to run our essential educational services. Without this money, we would not be able to support children, youth and adults with disabilities at our Family Centre and Adult and Youth Centre. ...
Volunteer
NANSA is looking for volunteers in various departments: Youth & Transition Services Our young people are aged 11 to 18 and are looking for outgoing and energetic volunteers to support them at the Adult & Youth Centre or...
Corporate
Fun ideas for fundraising and supporting NANSA in your workplace, or even become a corporate sponsor.
Schools
NANSA's work with local schools makes it easy for pupils to get involved. We do assembly talks, community walls and fundraising challenges to promote understanding and inclusion of people with disabilities. Our fundraising challenges can be undertaken any...
Gallery
Here at NANSA, we like taking pictures so we can show you all the good work we’ve been doing. Take a look through our adult, youth, family and fundraising galleries to find out what we’ve been up to recently.
Pledge
NANSA are partnering with Giving Tuesday, an international campaign which encourages people to ‘give’ one charitable thing on Tuesday 2nd December, so please consider making a pledge. To make a pledge please email fundraising@nansa.org.uk with details of what you...
Artshoproject
The Artshoproject is an exciting venture managed by NANSA’s Charity Trading Team and supported by a dedicated team of Retail Support Volunteers. The Artshoproject is a social enterprise that offers a variety of inclusive and diverse traineeships, allowing...
Workshops
Join us on Tuesday 14th February to celebrate the reopening of our freshly refurbished Artshoproject! Artshoproject Autumn Workshops 2016 Come and join the Artshoproject team between 9am and 4pm for a half term of exciting, creative and fun...
Shops
We have six NANSA charity shops in Norfolk. See below for your nearest shop.
News & Events
Events
Find out more about our upcoming events and fundraisers. You can click on each one to find out more. See you there!
News
Find out what we've been doing at NANSA HQ, and keep up-to-date with our projects and events.
Newsletters
Our free monthly newsletter is for children and adults with disabilities, their families/carers, NANSA members and associated professionals. Sign up to receive our new monthly NANSA News via email featuring information on fundraising ideas, NANSA events, volunteering opportunities and...
Gallery
Here at NANSA, we like taking pictures so we can show you all the good work we’ve been doing. Take a look through our adult, youth, family and fundraising galleries to find out what we’ve been up to recently.
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