Buzz Youth Activity Group - Youth Group for Disabled Young People

Description

Buzz Youth Activity Group is a fully inclusive weekly youth group for disabled young people aged 8-18 years who live in Cheshire East. 

The Buzz Youth Activity Group enables disabled young people to:
• have fun and enjoy being involved in a range of activities
• grow in confidence
• increase their self-esteem
• reach their full potential
• develop positive relationships with their peers
• socialise with appropriate peer groups in activities of their choice

There is a weekly subs payment of £4.00. Parents/carers are not required to attend with their young person; all individual requirements will be met by the staff team with dignity and respect.

Service Details

Locations:
Organisation:
Cheshire Centre For Independent Living (CCIL)
Service Type:
Things to Do
Website:
Age Range:
8 - 18
Age Band:
  • Children (5-18)
  • Young Adults (14-25)
Cost:
£6.00 per week
Is a referral required?:
Yes
Accepted referral methods:
  • Self referral
  • Via CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)
  • Via GP or Health Professional
  • Via Jobcentre Plus
  • Via Early Years setting
  • Via School
  • Via College or post-16 provider
  • Via Children’s Social Care
  • Via Cheshire East Housing Options Team
  • Via Voluntary Agencies
  • Via Youth Offending Team and/or Youth Prevention Team
  • Via Youth Support Service
Additional Referral Information:
Any person or organisation is able to refer to the service
Eligibility criteria:
Disabled young person aged 8-18 years
Waiting List:
Dependent upon number of referrals received
How is the service provided?:
  • Telephone
  • Post
  • Email
  • Face to face
  • Texting
  • Outreach Services
Additional information on how service is provided:
Group activity sessions
Areas covered in Cheshire East:
  • All Areas of Cheshire East
Service operates in the following neighbouring local authorities:
  • Cheshire West and Chester
Communication aids and support available:
  • Large Print Material
  • Materials in Braille
  • Translated Material
  • Use of symbols/pictures
  • Makaton
Additional information for assistance with communication:
Access to interpreter.
Accessibility aids and support available:
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Toilet/Changing Facilities
  • Fully Wheelchair Accessible
Provides support to:
  • People with an autistic spectrum disorder
  • People with SEN/learning disabilities

Opening Times

Days service available:
  • Evenings only
Opening Times - Monday:
-
Opening Times - Tuesday:
Opening Times - Wednesday:
Wilmslow - alternate weeks 4.30 - 6.00pm (8-12 years). Crewe - alternate weeks 6.30 - 8.00pm (13-18 years)
Opening Times - Thursday:
Macclesfield - alternate weeks 4.30 - 6.00pm (8-12 years) and 6.30 - 8.00pm (13-18 years)
Opening Times - Friday:
-
Opening Times - Saturday:
-
Opening Times - Sunday:
-
Additional Opening Times:
Open term time only; Wednesday is based in Wilmslow and Crewe and Thursday is based in Macclesfield

This page was last updated on 16 January 2018

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Contact Details

Contact Name:
Melanie Hinde
Telephone:
01606 331853
Email:
melanie.hinde@cheshirecil.org