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ARC-Association for Real Change (1001978)

Address:

ARC House Marsden Street
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
Tel (Main): 01246 555043
Fax: 01246 555045
Email: contact.us@arcuk.org.uk
Website: www.arcuk.org.uk

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Education-Learning Disability

Description:

ARC - is a membership organisation, which supports providers of services to people with a learning disability to promote real change. Members' services include daytime and leisure activities, support to people in their own homes, residential services, tra

Association of National Specialist Colleges (1026944)

Address:

Derwen College
OSWESTRY
Shropshire
Tel (Main): 0117 9232830
Email:
Website: http://www.natspec.org.uk

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Education-Learning Disability

Description:

NATSPEC supports specialist independent colleges providing further education and training to meet the inclusive learning needs of students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. It helps promote high-quality learning environments by organising training events and has recently established, in partnership with Cambridge University, a professional development qualification in teaching and learning for staff in specialist colleges. Through their website, you can access a database of these specialist independent colleges

Beat This (1026377)

Address:

The Glass Onion 2 Burghley Road
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
Email:
Website:

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Education-Learning Disability

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Description:

Beat This is a new not-for-profit music service for Peterborough and Cambridgeshire, offering interactive music and graphics workshops for young people and adults with additional needs.

Branching Out (1026969)

Address:

27 Grange Lane Littleport
Ely
Cambridgeshire
Tel (Main): 01353 863221
Fax: 01353 863561
Email:
Website: www.branchingoutuk.net

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Education-Learning Disability

Description:

An Ely-based charity that trains people who have learning disabilities, with the aim of enabling them to find work. They produce a range of garden furniture and outdoor equipment, which is sold to help fund the training and support of students. They are also involved in community activities. Students can learn to read, write and gain training in office based skills, recycling, horticulture and carpentry. Students work towards VAC and NVQ courses.

British Institute of Learning Disabilities (1001994)

Address:

Campion House Green Street
Kidderminster
Worcestershire
Tel (Main): 01562 723 010
Fax: 01562 723 029
Email: enquiries@bild.org.uk
Website: www.bild.org.uk

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Education-Learning Disability

Description:

The British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD) is an organisation committed to improving the quality of life for the 1.2 million people in the UK with a learning disability. They influence policy makers and other decision makers, encourage good pra

Friendship Scheme (St Albans) (1003179)

Address:

Mencap St Albans and Harpenden Friendship Scheme Unit 7, Sundon Business Park Dencora Way
Luton
Bedfordshire
Tel (Main): 01582 652794
Fax: 01582 652794
Email: jane.reidy@mencap.org.uk
Website:

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Education-Learning Disability

Description:

The Friendship Scheme aims to enable adults who have learning disabilities to access social and leisure opportunities on a one to one basis, within a safe and meaningful relationship with someone other than their carer. Also to provide carers with regular

Guideposts Trust (Ware) (1026721)

Address:

3/5 Cross Street
Ware
Hertfordshire
Tel (Main): 01920 484946
Fax: 01920 469618
Email:
Website: www.Guidepoststrust.Org.Uk

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Education-Learning Disability

Description:

Voluntary organisation which offers the following services to adults with learning difficulties: •Day Services (including outreach) •Friendship Scheme •Adult Placement Scheme (recruiting carers to offer long-term residential placements and respite care) •Guideposts Shop - work training project •Arts Cafe - work training project •Community Activity Scheme and Leisure Projects The Friendship Scheme recruits and trains volunteers to be a friend to an adult with learning difficulties, matching people with similar hobbies/interests and personalities. Volunteers are also needed to help the shop managers and students in the Guideposts shop and cafe; and to support small groups of adults with learning difficulties who get together in the evening through the Community Activity Scheme and Leisure Project.

Interact-Bridges to Work (1025306)

Address:

Mayfield Chambers 93 Station Road
Clacton on Sea
Essex
Tel (Main): 01255 432727
Email: mail@interact.org.uk
Website: www.interact.org.uk

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Education-Learning Disability

Description:

InterAct enables disadvantaged people to improve their lives and their communities. It provides training, resources, experience and support to those recovering from mental illness and to adults and transition aged youngsters with learning difficulties. InterAct also provides computers and associated equipment for projects in the developing world. In 2003 Disability East Ltd was established, forming a regional partnership between charities for disabled people, to pool knowledge and share expertise. InterAct is a partner organisation of Disability East. For more information please refer to the Disability East website: www.disabilityeast.org.

Look Up (1026524)

Address:

SeeAbilty House Hook Road
Epsom
Surrey
Tel (Main): 01372 755066
Fax: 01372 755001
Email:
Website: www.lookupinfo.org

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Education-Learning Disability

Description:

"Look Up is an information service focusing on eye care and vision for people with learning disabilities. It operates across the UK to: •Raise awareness of the prevalence of sight problems and the high level of under detection of these problems amongst people who have learning disabilities. •Improve and increase access to regular, accessible and effective eye care for adults with learning disabilities. •Enhance the quality of life for people with learning disabilities when a sight problem has been identified. •Help social care and health professionals to develop better services for people with learning disabilities - While working to improve our own" - Look Up website 2007.

Prospects Trust (1002180)

Address:

Snakehall farm 50 Swaffham Road Reach
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
Tel (Main): 01638 741 551
Fax: 01638 741 873
Email: prospect@farming.co.uk
Website: www.prospectstrust.org.uk

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Education-Learning Disability

Description:

Local charitable trust funded by donations, placements and sales of fruit, veg and flowers. -they have an 18-acre organic market garden and provide work experience and employment in horticulture and training for people with learning disabilities/difficul
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