Child Support and Activity Groups

Name

Description

Website

Barrow Farm riding Group

A specially equipped riding centre providing the opportunity for people with special needs and disabilities to ride

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Chelmsford MENCAP Gateway Juniors 

Weekly group held for young adults 16 - 25 with a variety of activities

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Chelmsford Swimming Club

Swimming sessions and clubs in Chelmsford

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Chelmsford YMCA

Various youth groups including a young carers group for 7-17-year-olds

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InterAct

Provides a wide range of social activities to young people aged 10-18 years with learning disabilities and additional needs

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Families in Focus

Provide holistic support for families of children with disabilities and additional needs. They also run various support and activity groups, including for siblings

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Springfield Gym Club

Offers gymnastics sessions for children with special needs

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Essex Local Offer

Gives details of all services available in Chelmsford to young people with SEN aged 0-25

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Adult Support and Activity Groups

SAFE

Social group for adults with Asperger’s to meet informally and form friendships

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Chelmsford MENCAP

Helps children and adults with special needs and disabilities. Various support available including family, personal and residential

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Together Club 

Fortnightly evening activities run by InterAct for young adults age 18-25 to develop friendships, and increase their skills and independence

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Essex Local Offer

Gives details of all services available in Chelmsford to young people with SEN aged 0-25

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Parent and Carer Support

Carers UK

Gives expert advice, information and support to carers

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Essex Respite Association

Provides help for carers who care for people aged 18-70 and would like planned respite

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Parent’s Aid

Aims to help families stay together and achieve independence from state intervention by providing a range of services that assist and support parents who need help to overcome difficulties

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Essex Local Offer

Gives details of all services available in Chelmsford for parents / carers of children and young people with SEN aged 0-25

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