Chavey Chill Out provided small groups of children and young people with disabilities and multiple support needs of similar ages and interests, regular opportunities to meet, socialise and do things they enjoy.
Basically to “hang out” and chill with their friends doing things they wanted to do.
Cosgrove offered an ambitious personalised holiday activity programme that was co-produced with families to provide essential respite during the school holiday.
The programme offered opportunities for free play, music, dancing and trip days the children had chosen themselves, thus increasing opportunities of gaining independence, choice and personal development.
Supporting people with disabilities & mental health issues to discover their artistic expression & achieve their potential. ‘Create’ supports children & young people aged 5-28 who find it difficult to access mainstream arts provision due to disability.
Our Friends & Family Fun Programme provides meaningful, accessible arts activities for children & young people with a disability & their families
Glee is a weekly drama, movement, music and dance club.
Our parent led committee work with support staff from the local Social Work Department and a trusted drama company to support young people with additional support needs to confidently interact, communicate, take part, make new friends and learn new skills in a fun, safe and nurturing environment.
The finale to Glee Club is a spectacular show.
RNIB Activate delivered a programme of activities for children and young people living with sight loss and their families across Scotland.
We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult who has Down’s syndrome who lives with them.
We provided grants directly to carers who provide care and support to people with serious mental health problems and mental illness
We provided grants directly to carers who live in Scotland and are caring for someone with a diagnosis of dementia.
Glee Club runs weekly on a Saturday with two hours of drama and thirty minutes of a youth club. The young people chose the name of their club and chose to work towards a final performance of Cinderella, with lots of pop songs.
There is a nominal charge to cover snacks and we have an attendance between 25 and 30 young people ages 11 to 17.
Dr Who Club took young people through the process of producing their own mini episode of Dr Who, from script writing to filming and acting.
To date we have delivered respite services to 2 young people and 3 carers, a 5 week arts club and an 8 week photography club.
Young people have gone out for dinner, gone to the pantomime, visited local fetes, had walks along the beach, massage/girly pampering sessions, visited local parks, taken lots of photographs, made lots of art works and held an exhibition.