Children and Young People's Service (ChYPS)

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DASH

DASH, our play and leisure schemes, run during school holidays and offer a range of fun and exciting activities and trips for children and young people aged 3 -25 years.

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Youth Group

Our Youth Group for 14 – 18 year olds runs each Monday evening during term time with activities planned by the young people that come. It’s a relaxed time for young people to spend time together doing the things they want to do.

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Mentoring for Independence

Supports young people, aged between 13 and 25 years old, to learn Independent Living Skills, through the transition of being a child, to becoming a young adult.

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Young Leaders

Is a group of 14 – 25 year olds who meet each Wednesday during term time to share their views and opinions on the issues that are important to young disabled people and influence the development services locally, regionally and nationally.

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Volunteering

We have a number of volunteer vacancies to support our work with children and young people. Find out more here about the opportunities available and the support we can offer you.

Our Children and Young People’s Service (ChYPS) offers a range of high quality services and support for children and young people aged between 3 and 25 years old.

As a team, we ensure that children and young people have opportunities to play, have fun, try new things, spend time with their friends, meet new people and make sure that their views, opinions and ideas are listened too.

What we do:

  • Play, leisure and social opportunities
  • Opportunities to share views, opinions and ideas and have your voice heard
  • Courses including Life Skills, Confidence Building, Disability Equality and Independent Living Skills, such as cooking, budgeting and travel training

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How you can support us

As a local organisation we very much rely on the support of our local community, and continue to support people flexibly to have greater choice and control and remove the barriers that disabled people and children experience in their everyday lives. We support over 2,000 people every year.  But we need your help.

Click here to find out how you can support us

 
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