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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

  • Thu 16 Jun 2016 13:00

    Day Opportunities in Portsmouth

    We are delighted to be working with new colleagues in Portsmouth City Council, setting up two new Day Opportunities for adults with learning disabilities, focusing on health and independence outcomes. We will be working across two areas – South and Central East, reaching approximately 80 service users over five days.   Janine Davies, Head of Minstead Day Opportunities in Portsmouth and Sue Edser, Project Manager have been meeting with other services in Portsmouth and will be meeting families, carers and service users.  We are also advertising a number of support worker and session lead roles so please encourage your friends if you know of anyone living in that area.
  • Tue 07 Jun 2016 14:44

    Furzey in Focus Photo Exhibition 15th July

    Furzey in Focus Photo Exhibition with Wine & Cheese "Furzey in Focus" exhibition of photographs of the gardens through the seasons by local photographer Paul Robertson. Enjoy cheese and wine, evening garden entrance and browse the exhibition which is on July 15th from 6pm and tickets are on sale now from Furzey Gardens or by emailing or calling Lesley Brooks on 02380 817148.  All money raised is in aid of Minstead Training Trust.  Tickets are £15 each and Furzey Garden members receive 10% discount.
  • Tue 26 Apr 2016 09:45

    Summer Fete 9th July

    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.

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