Colchester Child Support and Activity Groups

Name

Description

Website

Bounceability- Trampolining centre

Offers trampolining to people of all ages, abilities and disabilities

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Colchester Catalyst

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

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Colchester Leisure World

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

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Disability 4 Sport

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

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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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Essex Outdoors

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

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Girl guiding

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

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Go Bananas

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

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Jump Street

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

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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

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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

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Colchester Adult Support and Activity Groups

Autism Anglia’s Asperger’s Support group

The Aspergers Group usually meets on the first Wednesday in term time of every month at 5.30pm to 7.30 pm (but people are welcome to come and go as they please within those times), but the re-start date following the pandemic will be published on the Facebook group.

It is a friendly adult (18 plus) group in Colchester where you can meet new people, play games or just socialise. You do not need a formal diagnosis to join.

Click here to visit the Facebook Group 

Bounceability- Trampolining centre

Offers trampolining to people of all ages, abilities and disabilities

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Bright Lives Social Enterprise

Provides life skills and personal development for those with learning disabilities

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Colchester Catalyst

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

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Colchester Gateway Club

Provides social clubs and activities for adults with learning disabilities

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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

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Colchester Leisure World

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

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Essex Local Offer

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

Click here

Jump Street

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

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Mid and North Essex MIND 

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

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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

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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

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Colchester Parent and Carer Support

Community 360

Support and voluntary service

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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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MAZE

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

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Spectrum parent support group

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

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