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East Inclusion Football Group

We enhanced and created footballing and social opportunities for young people and adults with multiple additional support needs from Tayside & Fife.

We engaged with over 280 individuals by creating and developing self-sustainable disability football teams to provided respite for their carers in the Scottish FA East Region.

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We provided 7 weeks of holiday playscheme, 8 Saturday sessions and 2 Saturday Christmas respite sessions for children and young people with additional support needs living in Perth and Kinross.

This allowed carers time to themselves and the opportunity for the children and young people to develop skills.

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Aberfeldy Plus

We ran a youth club for children with additional support needs for 1.5 hours per week during term time in Aberfeldy.

This allowed carers some respite.

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Activate

We provided a 1 week activity break for 11-14 year olds and two residential weekends for 15-18 year olds who are blind or partially sighted help promote their independence and allow respite for carers.

We also provided a family residential weekend in Dumfries & Galloway offering peers support and a break for the normal routine.

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Project Teen Ranch

We delivered four residential activity weekend camps this year. Two camps of 15 for children on the autism spectrum, one camp for our young adult group aged 16-18 and 1 camp of 15 for their siblings.

Prior to these camps we run fortnightly socials with the children and volunteers to get to know each other. Project Teen Ranch offers each family up to 60 hours of respite.

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Down's Syndrome Scotland Creative Breaks Grant Programme 2016-17

We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult who has Down’s Syndrome and who lives with them.

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Athletic Based Outreach Opportunities

We provided weekly athletic based sessions for young people with multiple support needs throughout Perth and Kinross.

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Down's Syndrome Scotland Creative Breaks Grant Programme 2015-16

We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult who has Down’s Syndrome and who lives with them.

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Time to Live for Mental Health Carers

We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult with serious mental health problems or mental illness living in Scotland.

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Short Breaks for people with Dementia & their Carers

We provided grants directly to carers who care for people living with dementia to plan and pay for a short break of their choice.

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