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Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Delos - Befriending

Type of service:
Social Care Services
Address:
3 Newton Close,Delos Community,Park Farm Industrial Estate,Wellingborough,Northamptonshire,NN8 6UW
Telephone number:
01933 677889
Email address:
Service description:
Enables adults with learning difficulties to build friendships and have fun in their community

The aims of the service are to:
- Build on existing friendships and gain new friends
- Learn new skills
- Gain confidence
- Be more independent
- Prevent isolation
- Gain a sense of achievement
- Help you connect to your community
- Feel valued and respected

How Does it work for you?
- You will be introduced to your befriender who should have similar interests as yourself
- We will support you to build a relationship with your befriender
- We will link you to social activities and others in the community who also receive a services from Delos
- Your befriender will support you to make choices and help you to do the things you want
- You and your befriender will meet regularly
- Your befriender will help you to get to know people and make friends
- You will have one to one time with your befriender for as long as you both want this to happen

Examples of activities/tasks can include leisure activities, attending appointments, educational courses, meeting up with and going out with friends

Cost:
Free
Age range:
16 years - 0
Eligibility criteria:
  • Adults With Learning Disabilities
Referral route:
  • Contact Service Direct
Last updated on:
27/06/2017
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