Colchester Child Support and Activity Groups

Name

Description

Telephone/Email

Website

Disability 4 Sport

Provides a wide range of sporting opportunities and activities, aimed at engaging and empowering people of all ages

01206 619631

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Essex Outdoors

Delivers a range of high quality outdoor learning programmes at centres across Essex

Various numbers for different centres- Here

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Go Bananas

Autism and SEN friendly play sessions, siblings are encouraged to join in too. 

01206 761762

[email protected]

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Girl guiding

Girlguiding for girls aged 5+ years with special and/or additional needs

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Colchester Leisure World

Caters for individuals of all ages with a wide range of disabilities

01206 282000

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Jump Street

Support Sessions are available for individuals with additional needs aged 4+

01206 911035

[email protected]

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Bounceability- Trampolining centre

Offers trampolining to people of all ages, abilities and disabilities

01206 240510/07776 275029 

[email protected]

 

Barnardo’s

Have a range of activities at various children’s centres located throughout Colchester

01206 562438

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Colchester Catalyst

Provides funding for support and equipment needed for people who live in a CO postcode area

01206 323420 

[email protected]

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YES- Colchester and Tendring Youth Enquiry Service

Provides a confidential, non-judgemental and informal service for young people aged 11-25 facing difficulties

01206 710771

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Mid and North Essex MIND

Provides a variety of services and activities to help improve the lives of people throughout North East Essex

01206 764600 

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Essex Local Offer

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

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Colchester Adult Support and Activity Groups

Autism Anglia’s Asperger’s Support group

Support and social group for people aged 18+ with Asperger’s and High functioning autism. Relaxed and informal

0300 1233122 

[email protected]

 

Mid and North Essex MIND 

Support Group for those feeling socially isolated, experiencing low to moderate stress, anxiety and or depression.

Mid and North Essex Mind

01206 764600 

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Bounceability- Trampolining centre

Offers trampolining to people of all ages, abilities and disabilities

01206 240510/07776 275029 

[email protected]

 

Bright Lives Social Enterprise

Provides life skills and personal development for those with learning disabilities

01206 615165 

[email protected]

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Colchester Leisure World

Aims to cater for individuals of all ages with a wide range of abilities and disabilities

01206 282000

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Colchester Catalyst

Provides funding for support and equipment needed for people who live in a CO postcode area

01206 323420 

[email protected]

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Jump Street

Support Sessions are available for individuals with additional needs aged 4+

01206 911035

[email protected]

Click here

Colchester Gateway Club

Provides social clubs and activities for adults with learning disabilities

07999 278472 

[email protected]

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The Level Best Art Café run by the Dacon Trust

Aims to provide quality work and life skills training for people with disabilities

01206 366059

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ACE- Anglian Community Enterprise

Provides NHS community health services to the local community and those with learning disabilities

0845 3073600

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Colchester Institute Counselling Service

Offers counselling services to individuals as part of an education programme for counsellors. This is donation based

01206 712184 

[email protected]

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Health in Mind

Offers a wide range of talking treatments to help people with a variety of different mental health problems

0300 3305455 

[email protected]

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Life Force Counselling

A professional private BACP Accredited Counselling Service and Counselling School

01206 791661 

[email protected]

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Inclusively Digital

Provides training, advice and support

07791 257931 

[email protected]

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Wellies On (formerly Butterfly Lodge)

Offers holistic one to one, group training and therapeutic experiences in a farm environment. All work is done at your own pace

01206 735453 

[email protected]

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Essex Local Offer

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

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Colchester Parent and Carer Support

Spectrum parent support group

A parent and carers support group of children with social communication difficulties. Run by both parents and professionals. 

Jane Pearson: 01206 210855

[email protected]

Siobhan Timms

[email protected]

 

Counselling for carers

Offered to carers of family members, also offer low cost counselling

01206 768211

[email protected]

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Special Needs Counselling Service

Offers counselling to those affected by disability or long term health conditions

Caroline: 07811 549463 

[email protected]

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MAZE

A parenting course aimed at parents with children who have additional needs, they also run local coffee mornings

07708 873023

[email protected]

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Community 360

Support and voluntary service

01206 505250 

[email protected]

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Essex Local Offer

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

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