Child Support and Activity Groups

Name

Description

Website

About with Friends

Offers a range of activities for a range of ages during the school holidays, weekends and evenings

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ASD Helping Hands

Provide Activity days and Residential Breaks throughout the year. These are aimed at those affected by Autism and their families.

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Break

Provides fully supported holidays and respite care for children with learning difficulties, associated challenging behaviour and high level needs

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Build

Provides social, leisure and learning opportunities to people with sensory, physical or learning disabilities

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Football in the community

Norwich City’s scheme aims to give children the opportunity to play sport regardless of race, gender or ability for children aged 6-18 years

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Hamlet Centre

From diagnosis to 29+ years. Provides recreational, educational and social opportunities for children and adults with profound disabilities and complex health needs

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Mancroft Advice Project (MAP)

Offers free information, advice and counselling for young people aged 11-25 years

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Musical Keys

Music, movement and fun for children and young people with special needs

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Nancy Oldfield Trust

Offers disabled and socially disadvantaged people excitement, freedom, adventure and provides wheelchair access on the Norfolk Broads

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NANSA

Nansa runs a variety of clubs and help young people transition to adulthood. They support from 11+ years and can help with activities, hobbies, employment and building confidence

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National Autistic Society

Arranges various activities for families affected by autism including swimming, gym play sessions, teen group, music and more

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Norwich FC Community Sports Foundation

Supports disadvantaged, disabled and talented people. The Foundation’s vision is to help people achieve their goals by delivering services through football and support. Support adults and children

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The Kandoo Club

Young people aged 8-16 years with disabilities have the chance to have fun, make friends and take part in physical activity. Wide range of sports on offer. Also offers a mini club for younger children

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West Norfolk Riding for the Disabled

Offers activities such as riding and carriage driving to all age groups and, where possible, to people with any disability

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Adult Support and Activity Groups

City College Norwich

Support service available for students with autism. Access to a purpose built RUGroom; safe haven, social space and inclusive learning environment

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Hamlet Centre

Offers a range of activities for young adults 18 - 29 year old

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Mancroft Advice Project (MAP)

Offers free information, advice and counselling for young people aged 11-25 years

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Nancy Oldfield Trust

Offers disabled and socially disadvantaged people excitement, freedom, adventure and provides wheelchair access on the Norfolk Broads

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Nansa

Nansa offers a range of services and opportunities for Adults with special educational needs and disabilities.

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Opening Doors

A user led organisation run by people with learning difficulties for people with learning difficulties

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UEA Norwich Swimming Club

Various swimming classes for people with or without disabilities

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West Norfolk Riding for the Disabled

Offers activities such as riding and carriage driving to all age groups and, where possible, to people with any disability

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Parent and Carer Support

AFASIC

Supports parents with children who have difficulties talking and understanding language

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BOOM Young Carers

Provides activities for young people up to 18 years who have a caring role. Gives a chance to meet new people, broaden horizons and raise aspirations

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Cinema Exhibitors Association (CEA)

Provides a card for a small fee enabling carers to get free entry to cinemas when accompanying someone with a disability or additional need

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Children’s Centres, Action for children

Works alongside local families with under 5’s providing information, advice and a wide range of services

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Ormiston Families

Provides support for families through a variety of programmes including after school groups, family support, individual and group work

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Family Voice

Aims to improve services for our children and young people by ensuring that families’ voices are heard by planners and decision-makers.

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SENsational families

Provides a range of support services and training to parents who have a child with a disability or special educational need.

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