Reach4Reality was set up in February 2013 following the closure of the Highland Project of Reality Adventure Works (Reality) in November 2012.
Reach4Reality was awarded charitable status on 15/04/2013 and is registered with OSCR as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation: SC 043934.
Reach4Reality is managed by a Board of Trustees and employs one part-time Project Coordinator and two part-time Project Workers. We work closely with the Highland Council Children’s Health & Disability Teams and the newly formed Transitions Team.
Most of the young people we work with use their Self-Directed Support to fund our services, but as this does not cover all our costs, Reach4Reality regularly applies to a number of grant-making bodies for ongoing financial support.
We are also developing ways that our supporters can contribute financially to Reach4Reality, for example through individual giving or donations by becoming a Friend of Reach4Reality, or through individual fundraising.
1 To improve the conditions of life for young persons within the Highland region who are disadvantaged by reason of their social communication difficulties due to autistic spectrum disorders or a related condition: by the organisation of recreational activities or assisting in the provision of recreational activities, primarily through the provision of outdoor pursuits activities at local residential outdoor activity centres.
2 To advance the ongoing education of such young persons through the provision of activities for the holistic development of their physical, mental, and spiritual capacities within the aegis of a Christian perspective and emphasis in their lives:
3 To enable such young persons to develop into full maturity in the whole of their respective personalities and character, both as individuals and as valued members of society.
Reach4Reality is a Christian organisation and the majority of our Team have an active Christian faith. However, this is not a pre-requisite for supporting us, becoming a volunteer or benefitting from our services.