Barretstown offers free, specially designed camps and programmes for children and their families living with a serious illness – supported behind the scenes by 24 hour on site medical and nursing care.
All of the children and families come to Barretstown free of charge. Everything, including accommodation, food and medical assistance are provided at no cost to the family.
Barretstown is supported by donations and the fundraising efforts of corporate supporters, individuals and community groups.
Sensational Kids provides subsidized early intervention services such has vital speech therapy and occupational therapy, for the 1 in 4 children in Ireland with special educational needs, such as those with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Down Syndrome and many other developmental delays.
Sensational Kids does not receive any state funding and fund-raising accounts for less than 15% of total funding