We provided a Parent and Toddler Group for parents and their children with disabilities which takes place at our premises in the East End of Glasgow.
They meet weekly for 2 hours in a safe, fun environment giving parents and children the opportunity to be with others in a similar situation.
Glasgow Children’s Holiday Scheme provided holidays to disadvantaged children and families across greater Glasgow. We did this primarily through a week long holiday at 1 of our 5 holiday caravans but also by enabling youth activity breaks and through host family holidays.
We provided high staff support for children and young people with complex and multiple support needs, allowing the young adults to attend group one evening per week with door-to-door transport.
We also maintained an additional support needs parent/carer support group who met monthly in the centre. We supported family and the young adults during time of transition.
We provided TOFFEE Club Play Activity Sessions for children with multiple support needs at St Mungo’s Academy, Gallowgate, during school holiday periods.
This allowed parents/carers time to themselves to de-stress, look after their own health, or spend quality time and focus on their other children and family members.
We provided sailing experience over half day/day/weekends . These were on dinghies/powerboats/modified sailing & motor yacht for young people affected by disability.
These experiences took place on the Clyde or at Castle Semple RYA Sailability Centre of Excellence.
We delivered the Cafe Holiday Club 5-days per week (9 week school holidays) 2-weeks Spring, 6-weeks Summer, 1-week October. We aimed to offer disabled children and young people FUN, exciting and challenging activities, supporting and extending development through Free Play, Crafts, Dance, Drama & Sport.
We ran a monthly Saturday club for school children with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities aged 8-19 years and their families.
The clubs were delivered by PAMIS with RNIB at their Springfield Centre, offering a programme of activities.
We provided monthly peer support groups for children & young people with Spina Bifida/Hydrocephalus aged 0-18 years, as well as their carers and siblings, in Glasgow and Peterhead.
Children participated in activities aimed specifically at their needs while carers enjoyed a break from their caring routine.
Project provided group activity for 13 children and young people from ages 5 to 18 with multiple disabilities and from BME communities.
The activities were designed to be stimulating and fun to improve the health and wellbeing . There carers received break from their caring role.
Our project promoted integration, social connectedness and activity opportunities that supported the development of 50 young people to become integrated with mainstream sport and social activities by bringing together teams that Trust Rugby International have to date in the West and East of Scotland.