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SNAAP's governing document is its Memorandum and Articles of Association, which states that its objects are "the relief of children and young persons with disabilities or special needs, living in the East Kent area, by the provision of information, advice and support to their parents, leisure activities for the children and young people and such other charitable activities as the directors in their absolute discretion shall decide".

SNAAP is governed by a board of directors who are known as trustees.

Legal Structure

SNAAP was formed in 2003 and was registered as a charity in February 2001 (Registered Charity No. 1107944). In 2009 it was agreed by the trustees that SNAAP should become a Charitable Company Limited by Guarantee. SNAAP (Company No. 06800689) was incorporated under the Companies Act 1985 on 26th January 2009 and was registered as a charity by the Charities Commission on12th June 2009 (Registered Charity No. 1130149). SNAAP (Special Needs Advisory & Activities Project) has continued to be known as 'SNAAP' and that acronym has been used throughout the report.

The members' liability in the event of SNAAP winding up is £10 each.

Working Structure

The Manager reports directly to the trustees at the Executive Committee meetings, which are held a minimum of four times a year.

The day-to-day running of SNAAP is entrusted to the Manager.

SNAAP's Policies

SNAAP implements the following policies, which are reviewed annually: • Anti-bullying • Child Protection • Complaints • Data Protection • Equal Opportunities • Health & Safety Code for services • Late or Non-collection of children • Photographing children • Safe Guarding Complaints • Safeguarding Statement
A copy of any of these policies can be provided for you on request by contacting the office, but you may find the following policies particularly useful, click on the relevant link:

New Strategic Plan for 2023-28

This plan describes how SNAAP plan to develop over the next five years and sets out our core mission, aims and short and long term objectives. It also presents the fundamental principles that underpin all our activities. Read more : Strategic Plan 2023-2028.

Accounts & Reports

Click on the following links to view SNAAP's accounts and annual reports.

Our priority is to provide the help you need . . .

. . . . when you need it the most