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supporting people with learning disabilities to lead more independent lives in the heart of the New Forest

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It is our 30th Anniversary this year and we are planning lots of exciting events to celebrate the fact that we have been supporting people with Learning Disabilities for 30 years. Check out our events page here.

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Community Based Support Groups for Adults with Learning Disabilities

The Friendship and Advice Drop-In meets on Fridays 1pm to 3pm at The Totton and Eling Community Centre near the Library and Town Council Offices, SO40 3AP. A different activity each week. You can download a leaflet here.

Communication through Drama workshops at All Saints Church Hall, Eastleigh 10-11am on Friday mornings. Learn new communication skills with fun drama games and activities. All Saints Church Hall, Eastleigh. Click here for more information.

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Latest News

  • Tue 26 Apr 2016 09:45

    Summer Fete

    9th July Minstead Lodge, 12.30pm – 4.30pm.Come and join the fun with Live music, refreshments, beer tent and lots of stalls.  Free entry (car parking £2).
  • Wed 06 Apr 2016 10:28

    Could you swim, bike & run to raise funds for our Pearl Appeal?

    If anyone feels they might be up for a new sporting challenge and could raise some funds for Minstead Training Trust, take a look at this Beginners Triathlon on 2nd May in Winchester. For more details of this and other sporting challenges in the region, visit our Pearl Appeal page.
  • Tue 05 Apr 2016 10:36

    Easter Celebration at the Friendship and Advice Drop In

    It wouldn't be Easter unless we were all indulging ourselves with lots of chocolate! This was no different at the Friendship & Advice Drop In at the Totton and Eling Community Centre last Friday. Students came a long and had a fantastic time making chocolate Easter nests. Debbie, one of our students, said she always looks forward to Fridays with us all.  Why not come down, make some friends and have some fun? Sessions run from 1pm-3pm and cost £3.50 per person (carers go free). We look forward to seeing you next week where we will be making woolly lambs! Here is a picture from last week's Drop In.  
  • Thu 31 Mar 2016 13:08

    Friendship and Advice drop in & Communications Workshops

    The Friendship and Advice Drop In, in Totton is back and continuing as normal as of Friday 1st April and the Communication through Drama workshops are also continuing as normal on the same date. This weeks Friendship and Advice drop in will be a 'Lets Bake' session where we will be making chocolate Easter nests. For more information click here.  Our Communications through drama sessions are continuing as normal where we will discuss safety, makaton signing, confidence building and exploring healthy strategies to use when things go wrong. Click here for more information. 

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