The Butterfly connects People of Determination to the services they need.

Located in Abu Dhabi, our service acts as a one stop shop, the first point of referral, for People of Determination, families and care givers, that are seeking advice, representation and support on how to overcome the challenges they face.

We inform, support, enable and empower People of Determination in making informed choices, accessing services and participating effectively in the decision-making process on all issues that affect their lives.

The Butterfly is an Advocacy Agency, a guidance centred on the client’s needs.

Our service is independent, impartial and confidential.


The Butterfly aligns itself with the United Nation’s Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD) and the UAE’s National Policy for Empowering People of Determination.

We play a role in the delivery of sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)SDG on the principle of “leaving no one behind”, Specifically in the parts related to education, growth and employment, inequality, accessibility of human settlements, as well as data collection.


Become a member

Family membership

Yearly membership of 120 AED will entitle you to be part of our community and to

  1. receive information on rights, entitlements and services available in your Emirate
  2. be represented and guided in finding solutions
  3. participate in our weekly support groups
  4. receive our bimonthly newsletter

Service providers membership

Coming soon

Corporate membership

Coming soon