Play PLUS

Works with children with disabilities aged 5-10.

Contact:  sarahm@plusforthvalley.org.uk

Play PLUS provides support for children to attend holiday, weekend and evening play activities. A focus is placed on venue-based play and social opportunities, with a wider range offered during summer, including soft play, swimming and trips out.

‘J really looks forward to his PLUS days. More of them would be great! These are the only times he spends out with his family and we are totally confident of his safety and    enjoyment – that’s a big PLUS!’

 

Count Me In

Count Me In aims to support young people from PLUS to access mainstream leisure activities and groups such as youth clubs, Guides, Anchor Boys, etc. Count Me In also works alongside other organisations to increase their capacity to include young people with disabilities, by providing information, advice, training and practical help.

To find out more about Count Me In, Contact: katie@plusforthvalley.org.uk

Count Me In has volunteer opportunities available; please see the vacancies section for more information and to download the application.

 

1-1 Support

Works with children and young people with disabilities aged 5 – 17

Contact: lillian@plusforthvalley.org.uk

This project provides individual staff support to children and young people in their homes or out and about.

 

After School Club

“I like snack and the different games that we play. I also get to have quiet time if I want.” – YP Quote

“I love arts and crafts, bin bag fashion, making jewellery, painting nails, playing on the Wii and making our own snack. I also enjoy the treasure hunts and group games like duck duck goose. If it’s nice weather we go outside planting, playing on the slide or mini bowling with my friends. I miss After School Club when it’s the holidays.” – YP Quote

“The After School Club is a chance for me to meet up with friends, playing on the Wii and relax. I also get to prepare and eat snack!!” – YP Quote

“I know my son has a good time, he is safe and the staff really know him. I like that they get to feedback on the activities that they have done that afternoon and tell the staff if they liked or didn’t like it. I also like that they look at everyone’s ability and interests and make sure they are all fully included (if they want to be). When I collect him, there is always someone there to tell me what he has done that afternoon and how he has been.” – Parent Quote

For more information please contact: fiona@plusforthvalley.org.uk or kate@plusforthvalley.org.uk

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