Friends for Leisure - Holiday Activity Programme


Disabled children and young people who are registered with Friends for Leisure can choose activities from our holiday programme. We provide a range of activity sessions during school holidays. Siblings welcome. We are unable to provide personal care.

Holiday activities will be held across the borough in community settings.

Service Details

Friends For Leisure
Service Type:
Things to Do
Age Range:
5 to 21
Age Band:
  • Children (5-18)
  • Young Adults (14-25)
  • Adults (18+)
Is a referral required?:
Accepted referral methods:
  • Self referral
  • Via CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)
  • Via GP or Health Professional
  • Via School
  • Via College or post-16 provider
  • Via Children’s Social Care
  • Via Adult Social Care
  • Via Voluntary Agencies
  • Via Youth Offending Team and/or Youth Prevention Team
  • Via Youth Support Service
Additional Referral Information:
The young person needs to be registered with Friends for Leisure before taking part. Download the registration form on our website or contact the office.
Eligibility criteria:
All children and young people are aged 5 to 21 and have a disability, but this does not need a formal diagnosis. It can be a learning disability, sensory, physical or a mental health issue.
Nominal costs for each activity
Waiting List:
Young people, once registered with Friends for Leisure, receive a termly brochure of arranged activities. They can then book onto the activities on a first-come, first-served basis. Our activities have a maximum of 16 places therefore once the session is full we operate a waiting list system for each session.
How is the service provided?:
  • Face to face
  • Outreach Services
Areas covered in Cheshire East:
  • All Areas of Cheshire East
Additional Areas of Cheshire East covered:
If registered young people from across Cheshire East can get to the venue, they will be welcome.
Communication aids and support available:
  • Large Print Material
Additional information for assistance with communication:
Large print material can be made available.
Accessibility aids and support available:
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Toilet/Changing Facilities
  • Fully Wheelchair Accessible

Opening Times

Days service available:
Opening Times - Monday:
9:30 - 17:00
Opening Times - Tuesday:
9:30 - 17:00
Opening Times - Wednesday:
9:30 - 17:00
Opening Times - Thursday:
9:30 - 17:00
Opening Times - Friday:
9:30 - 17:00
Opening Times - Saturday:
Opening Times - Sunday:
Additional Opening Times:
Activities will be held during the daytime and in the evenings during school holidays.

This page was last updated on 10 December 2018

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This page was last updated on 10 December 2018

Contact Details

Contact Name:
Friends for Leisure
Albert Chambers, Canal Street, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 4AA
01260 275333
Contact Name:
Jade Angell
01260 275333