Healthy Abingdon Associate

Oxfordshire Play Association

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Suite 7-03, Unit 7-8, Area C, Radley Road Industrial Estate, Abingdon, Oxon. OX14 3RY

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Martin Gillett

Tel: 07436 270267


Our Vision is to 'Improve Lives Through Play'

Our Mission Statement is to 'Champion and to support the rights of all Children and Young People to have access to high quality, inclusive, Play opportunities to improve their Physical, Mental and Spiritual wellbeing'

Our Purpose, Values and Objectives are

  • Create Playful communities for Children and their Families
  • Raise awareness amongst parents and carers of the importance of Play in their Children's lives
  • Promote the importance of Play to Statutory, Corporate and Voluntary organisations
  • Increase the number of qualified Playworkers delivering high quality Play as part of a qualified workforce
  • Provide services and support to settings and partnerships that promote and influence Play and Playwork

We deliver 3 main strands of work;

  • Play Projects (Playday, Street Play, Stay & Play, Saturdads, Play Rangers, Playful Woodlands, Therapeutic Playwork, Junior Youth Clubs etc) 
  • Play Training
  • Support Services (Advice, Guidance, Outreach, Partnerships and Networking)

When/where we meet

Various across the County

We help

Children, Young People and their Families


We have all the necessary Safeguarding procedures in place as recommended by the OSCB


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