Grant funded activities
A list of organisations we are currently working with to provide activities for Young Carers.
Press Start Stars
Press Start Gaming Lounge, 12-14 Princes Street, Ipswich, IP1 1QT
Press Start Stars provide an opportunity for Young Carers and Siblings to socialise with other young people who are in a similar situation to themselves. A safe place to relax and have fun playing mainstream games and series like Minecraft, Pokemon, Legend of Zelda and Mario Bros. Also available are playstations 4’s, X Box and virtual reality.
Visit their website for more information.
Allsorts Support Services
Old Courts Buildings, Old Nelson Street, Lowestoft, NR32 1EQ
Allsorts are running some sessions starting in September 2020 for young carers aged 10-15.
£3 a session, to include trips out to the cinema, crazy golf, rock climbing, swimming, bowling and more.
For more information, contact Nikki on 07711 147188.
Nisa Waveney Juniors - Inclusive sessions
Various venues in Suffolk
Join Nisa Waveney Juniors on the bank for a couple of fantastic days fishing with your friends, no experience is necessary as fully qualified coaches will ensure you have a great time and catch plenty of fish!
All bait and equipment are provided, please wear suitable clothing on the day.
Pro Corda Trust
Pro Corda, Leiston Abbey, Leiston , Suffolk, IP16 4TD
Pro Corda’s Music Theatre Sibling Weekend provides the brothers and sisters of disabled children in Suffolk with an opportunity to spend time away from home in a safe, friendly and fun environment. Participants will stay overnight in the wonderful Abbey House and become part of a music theatre company and take part in activities which include vocal sessions, movement and creating set, costumes & props.
For more information please visit the Activities Unlimited website.
THORPE WOODLANDS ADVENTURE CENTRE, SHADWELL, THETFORD, NORFOLK, IP24 2RX
The Thorpe Woodlands Siblings Breaks aim to provide the brothers and sisters of disabled children with an opportunity spend time away from home in a safe, friendly and fun environment. This is an activity based residential but there is no pressure to take part if young people would rather use their time to relax and spend time with friends.
Activities include Climbing, Cycling, Caving, High Ropes, Archery, Canoeing, camp-fires and much more...
Sessions are aimed at children and young people aged 11-18.
Visit http://www.thorpewoodlands.co.uk/ to find out more.