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Inspire Families

Inspire Families has been set up to help families facing difficulties and will give them the opportunity to partake in a family friendly activity that would usually be unattainable due to personal or financial circumstances. 

What can the fund be used for?

The Inspire families fund is there to pay for activities for a whole family to enjoy together. Families must be referred by a professional, our referral partners are listed below:

  • Children's Centres
  • Citizens Advice Bureau
  • Community / Sports Clubs
  • Dover Community Safety Unit
  • Dover District Council
  • Food banks
  • Kent County Council
  • Kent Police
  • KCC Social Services
  • Local organisations
  • Local Support organisations
  • NHS
  • Oasis Domestic Abuse
  • Youth Work organisations
  • Schools 

List of activities to choose from*:

Adventure Golf 

Army Assault Course Training

Boat Trip - Wet Wheels 

Cinema Pass x2 trips - Silver Screen 

CJ’s Dance & Fitness x2 sessions - Closed during the summer holiday's

Clip N Climb Session

Cookery Session - Sessions available on: 11th August, 1pm to 3pm

Dover Transport Museum Trip x2 trips

Family Cycling Session x2 sessions

Family Meal together at Sunrise Cafe

French Arts & Crafts Session 

Inflatable Aqua Obstacle Course

Metal Detecting Session - Sessions available on:

Thursday 11th August, Thursday 18th August, Friday 26th August and Thursday 1st Sept at 12pm

Radio Experience

Walking History Tour x2 trips

Wingham Wildlife Park Trip


Age restrictions may apply, read our leaflet for further information:

Inspire Families Leaflet 

*These activities may be subject to change and are subject to availability.

Additional activities may be added and available on request. 

Webpage will be updated with new activities each week.


Click below to make a referral.

Please note, details will be passed onto delivery providers to make contact, ensure you have discussed this referral with the family. 

Make a referral the the Inspire Families Project»


Contact the team by email at: inspirefamilies@dover.gov.uk