Our friendly and welcoming drop-in run with and for adults with learning disabilities in the centre of town is open Monday to Thursday from 10.30 -3.45 and offers real choice and opportunities for people to develop skills, confidence and self-worth. 

We welcome dropper-inners from across Cheshire East and offer varied learning, fortnightly social and leisure activities, shared responsibility and community engagement.  Most importantly, we are a place to meet, relax, have fun and make friends and more than 40 adults with learning disabilities regularly drop-in and access our social activities.

Subs are £3 per half day and include all activities, refreshments and internet access.

Service Details

25-27 Old Park Lane, Macclesfield, SK11 6TJ (directions displayed on map)
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Service Type:
Day Opportunities
Age Range:
18 and over
Age Band:
  • Adults (18+)
  • Older People (65+)
Is a referral required?:
Eligibility criteria:
SUSO’s drop-in is available to all adults with learning disabilities and additional needs in Cheshire East. However we are not a supported service and ask that if people have additional support needs they bring a friend or carer with them.
Provides support to:
  • People with an autistic spectrum disorder
  • People with SEN/learning disabilities
Areas covered in Cheshire East:
  • All Areas of Cheshire East
How is the service provided?:
  • Within the Community
  • Social Media
Additional information on how service is provided:
We provide a range of activities and workshops each day at the drop-in, although people are welcome to simply drop-in for a cuppa and a chat or to use the computers. We regularly join in community events and organise social events.
Capacity of service:
15 dropper-inners
Waiting List:
£3 per half day includes all activities and refreshments
Accessibility aids and support available:
  • Accessible Toilet/Changing Facilities
  • Fully Wheelchair Accessible
  • Pushchair Accessible
Additional information for assistance with accessibility:
Please contact SUSO
Easily accessible by public transport?:
On-site leisure facilities:
Service can provide personalised activities?:
Occasionally depending on the number of dropper-inners at any one time
Communication aids and support available:
  • Use of symbols/pictures
  • Makaton
Additional information for assistance with communication:
Please contact SUSO
Sector Type:
  • Voluntary
  • Community Group
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Registered Charity
Registered Charity Number:

Opening Times

Days service available:
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
Opening Times - Monday:
10.30 – 3.45
Opening Times - Tuesday:
10.30 – 3.45
Opening Times - Wednesday:
10.30 – 3.45
Opening Times - Thursday:
10.30 – 3.45
Opening Times - Friday:
Opening Times - Saturday:
Opening Times - Sunday:
Additional Opening Times:
Fortnightly socials vary please check website

This page was last updated on 05 September 2017

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This page was last updated on 05 September 2017


Contact Details

Contact Name:
Clare Roberts
01625 424717