Friends for Leisure - 15UP


Disabled young people aged 15 - 21, who are registered with Friends for Leisure, come together in the company of Friends for Leisure volunteers for a regular fortnightly youth group in Congleton to take part in fun, age-appropriate activities and chill n’ chat. 

Often our activities have been suggested by the young people. Sometimes we arrange to go out together and sometimes the group have sessions focused on learning new skills which will be useful to the young people as they get older such as money matters. The group has a tuck shop. We are unable to provide personal care. Every other Thursday from 6:30pm – 8pm during term time. 

Booking is essential at all Friends for Leisure activities. Please contact 01260 275333 to book a place.

Service Details

New Life Church, West Road, Congleton, CW12 4EY (directions displayed on map)
Friends For Leisure
Service Type:
Things to Do
Age Range:
15 to 21 years
Additional Referral Information:
There is no formal referral process, however the young person needs to be registered with Friends for Leisure before taking part. Download the registration form from our website or contact the office on 01260 275333.
£4.00 per session
Capacity of service:
We can have a maximum of 16 disabled young people at each session.
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.
Areas covered in Cheshire East:
  • Congleton
Easily accessible by public transport?:
Is food provided?:
There is a tuck shop.
How is the service provided?:
  • Face to face
  • Within the Community
Additional information on how service is provided:
The group is run by Friends for Leisure staff, supported by a team of young volunteers. There is accessible parking, an accessible toilet and the building is fully wheelchair accessible.
Provides support to:
  • People with an autistic spectrum disorder
  • People with SEN/learning disabilities
  • People with mental health difficulties
  • People with sensory impairment
Additional information for assistance with accessibility:
Friends for Leisure does not offer personal care. If this is needed, a carer must come along too.
Accessibility aids and support available:
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Toilet/Changing Facilities
  • Fully Wheelchair Accessible
Sector Type:
  • Voluntary
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Registered Charity
Registered Charity Number:

Opening Times

Days service available:
  • Thursday
Opening Times - Monday:
Opening Times - Tuesday:
Opening Times - Wednesday:
Opening Times - Thursday:
6:30pm to 8pm, fortnightly in term-time
Opening Times - Friday:
Opening Times - Saturday:
Opening Times - Sunday:
Additional Opening Times:
The dates can be seen on our calendar of events Places must be booked in advance.

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