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Ability Wheelz Cycling Centre (Commissioned Short Break)

Local Offer
Cycling for disabled people
A wide range of adapted and universal cycles in Alexandra Park.

Age

From 5 to 11 years old
Kings Road, OL8 2BN
07703 468 294
Find out more about Ability Wheelz Cycling Centre (Commissioned Short Break)

Autism Youth Club (Commissioned Short Break)

Local Offer
Leisure, sport, social group
Children can socialise, and develop social skills such as sharing, turn-taking and take part in a structured or unstructured activities.

Age

Children and young people 8 - 18 years old
Roman Road, OL8 3PH
0161 770 8614 (Monday and Thursday only)
Find out more about Autism Youth Club (Commissioned Short Break)

Autistic Society Greater Manchester

Local Offer
Support and advice group
Support for parents, carers, and people with autistic spectrum conditions, including Aspergers Syndrome.

Age

Any age
Chester Road, M32 0HL
0161 866 8483
Find out more about Autistic Society Greater Manchester

Barrier Breakers (Commissioned Short Break)

Local Offer
Social group for disabled people
Young people can have fun with friends and work on issues that affect children and young people with additional needs.

Age

From 11 to 21 years old
The Civic Centre, OL1 1 UT
0161 770 4288 or 0161 770 3116
Find out more about Barrier Breakers (Commissioned Short Break)

Caremark Oldham - Social Activities (Commissioned Short Break)

Local Offer
Social and leisure activities for people with extra needs
Bespoke support to enable children and young people with a personal budget or other funding to participate in social activities.

Age

0 - 18 year olds
Stamford Street, OL4 5AB
0161 627 0891
Find out more about Caremark Oldham - Social Activities (Commissioned Short Break)

Carers for Positive Change

Support group for carers of people with a learning disability
If you care for someone with a learning disability, whether you're a family member or a professional, we can help.

Age

Any age
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 770 4786
Find out more about Carers for Positive Change

Contact a Family

Local Offer
Disabled children: support and advice service
Charity that supports families with disabled children.

Age

Children and young people under 26 and families
0808 808 3555
Find out more about Contact a Family

Down's Syndrome Family Support Group

Local Offer
Support group for carers
The group offers families with a child with Down's Syndrome the chance to meet, get mutual help and support and to share information.

Age

Any age
Foxdenton Lane, OL9 9QR
Find out more about Down's Syndrome Family Support Group

Family Fund

Local Offer
Grants for disabled children
Charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.

Age

Children under 18
01904 550055
Find out more about Family Fund

Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

Local Offer
Support and advice services
Helping people with learning disabilities to get better lives by improving practice and influencing policy.

Age

Any age
London Bridge Walk, SE1 2SX
020 7803 1100
Find out more about Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

Learning Disability Carers Community

Local Offer
Carers support group
Real support from real carers. You are not alone in your role as a carer of a learning disabled person.

Age

Any age
Find out more about Learning Disability Carers Community

Mencap

Support, advice and professional care at home
Home care support

Age

Any age
0777 622 8967
Find out more about Mencap

Oldham Support Group for Carers of Children and Adults with Autism (OSCA)

Local Offer
Support and advice for carers
A local support group for the families of people with autism and related conditions.

Age

Any age
Connaught Street, Oldham
07955 719 167
Find out more about Oldham Support Group for Carers of Children and Adults with Autism (OSCA)

POINT Forum

Local Offer
Forum for parents and carers of children and young people with additional needs
Information, advice, support and consultation to help parents and carers of children and young people with additional needs and disabilities.

Age

Children and young people aged 0-25 years
0161 503 1555
Find out more about POINT Forum

Rescare

Professional care, support and advice
Support for people with a learning disability in all types of residential care (including people who live at home).

Age

Any age
0161 474 7323
Find out more about Rescare

Together Trust - Outreach Services

Local Offer
Support for people with autism, learning difficulties and other needs
A range of care, educational and community services for children and adults with autism, learning difficulties and/or complex needs.

Age

Any age
Cheadle, SK8 1JE
0161 283 4848 0800 013 0014(out of hours)
Find out more about Together Trust - Outreach Services

Total Communication Services CIC

Local Offer
Support and advice for people with a learning disability
A community interest company providing a range of services for people with learning disabilities.

Age

People over 14
Rawtenstall, BB4 6AJ
Find out more about Total Communication Services CIC

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