Friday, November 17, 2017

Gloucestershire Disabled Support, Sports Clubs and Groups

Find clubs and groups offering a whole range of support, recreations and sports for all disabilities and special needs in Gloucestershire including carers support, sports including fishing, birdwatching and even skiing for all as well as, stroke clubs, deaf, blind, amputee support and social groups for the disabled, including learning disabilities and head injury etc located in Gloucester and Glocestershire locations. Gloucestershire has a lot to offer people with a disability and this section of ABLEize includes a broad selection of the sites and services out there including covering the areas of Cheltenham, Stroud, Cirencester and surrounding Gloucestershire towns and cities.

Browse through the websites and social media pages below and click on the titles of sites to find your area of disability interest in Gloucestershire or if you know of a local website not included feel free to contact us with the details and do your bit to help build this area of disability Gloucestershire for the benefit of all.

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  • Enjoy a canal boat holiday specially equipped for disabled people and their families with wheelchair accessible ramps, hydraulic lifts, hoist...
  • Support the campaign for accessible changing facilities away from home for adults and children that need lifting, making changes to disabled WCs...
  • Provides a range of care and support services throughout Northamptonshire for adults with disabilities and older people. Aspiring to provide the...
  • Undertakes the sale and rental of evac evacuation and transit chairs to assist with safe evacuation from multi storey buildings for the disabled...
  • One of the largest providers of mobility products in the UK. Offers an exciting and comprehensive range of products from mobility scooters, walking...
  • Sells wide fitting shoes and orthopedic shoes with special orthotic insole inserts. Shoes are extra wide width and large with sizes available up to...
  • Osteopathic approved pain relieving supports and solutions for all back, shoulder, neck, knee, wrist and arm pain with free UK delivery and 30 day...
  • Buy your adjustable bed or riser recliner from the most reputable UK supplier. Willowbrook British made quality adjustable beds and riser recliner...
  • The Online College of Art & Design offer wheelchair users online qualifications in Art & Design. These qualifications are nationally and...


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Provides a toy library and a range of activities for the disabled as well as activities for carers and parents. Based in Stroud.

Barnwood Trust

Assisting disabled people and people with mental health problems to reach their potential through a range of projects, social groups and activities. Covers all areas of Gloucestershire.

Building Circles

Cheltenham based organisation dedicated to transforming the lives of people with learning disabilities by offering support, social and recreational activities within areas of Gloucestershire.

Carers Gloucestershire

Providing advice and support to carers of the disabled and elderly in Gloucestershire. Includes social event details, news and offers a dedicated support telephone line.

Cheltenham and District Carers and Families

C.A.D.C.A.F offers support, social activities and counselling to parents and carers of sick and disabled children. Also offers holiday and respite breaks, horse riding and arts and crafts in Cheltenham and surrounding areas of Gloucestershire.

Cotswold Riding for the Disabled

Offers horse riding activities for all adults and children with a disability whether that’s physical, mental or a learning disability. Site highlights the range of activities and how to get involved. Located at Prestbury Park Racecourse, Cheltenham.


Birdwatching information, images and resources from the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire maintained by and for disabled people.

Deer Park Archers

Organises archery events for the disabled with details of past events, future dates and how to get involved.

Diabetes Gloucestershire

Providing dedicated care and support for diabetics and their family living in Gloucestershire and offering regular meetings, social events and a whole host of useful information and links via their website. Holds regular meetings at Christ Church, Heron Way Abbeydale.

Disability Football

Details of football for all in Gloucestershire including blind and mobility impaired football for disabled adults and children.

Disabled Skiing Gloucester

Enjoying adapted skiing in Gloucester with assistance of a trained adaptive skiing instructor. Also provides facilities for wheelchair users through sit down skiing and toboggan activities. Includes contacts.

Ectodermal Dysplasia Society

Cheltenham based charity offering support, services and resources to help improve the health and wellbeing of adults and children suffering with Ectodermal Dysplasia (ED). Site offers details, information, contacts and event dates.

Elton Carp Lakes

Purpose-built carp fishing lakes, near Newnham on Severn with an accessible peg on level ground available for wheelchair users with direct car access. View images and day ticket details.

Fibro Babes

Set to offer support, information and get-togethers for anybody living in Gloucestershire or the Cotswolds including Cheltenham, Stroud and Moreton suffering with fibromyalgia ME/Multiple Chemical Sensitivity.

Forwards Gloucestershire

Set up to assist in areas of disability employment by offering a calendar of events, local work club and community projects as well as access and assistance to jobs for the disabled in Gloucestershire.

Glevum Target and Sports Club

Brookthorpe Target shooting club providing air rifle, rimfire, pistol shooting as well as archery and crossbow sports for the disabled and able bodied.

Glo Active

Provides activities and opportunities for people with disabilities in Gloucestershire including sensory therapy, daily social activities, dancing and a dedicated special needs Saturday club.

Gloucester Disability Swimming

Providing details of swimming sessions for people with a range of disabilities in Gloucester with session details and contacts for joining.

Gloucester Disabled Skiing

A skiing club open to all ages and disabilities to experience the exciting sport of skiing. Meets monthly at Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre.

Gloucestershire Association for Disability

Provides disability related grants, support and advice services to people with disabilities within Gloucestershire. Site includes application details, forms and how to apply.

Gloucestershire Deaf Association

Founded to provide advice, services and social as well as sports club acitivities for deaf adults and children in Gloucestershire.

Gloucestershire Disability Cricket

Supporting disabled people in cricket and running dedicated teams. View details of their regular matches, joining information and club contacts.

Gloucestershire Disability Fund

Works to provide financial support to not-for-profit organisations/groups as well as people with disabilities. Read fund details, how to apply and case studies.

Gloucestershire Dyslexia Association

Working to increase awareness and understanding of dyslexia as well as offering vital support, details of resources and useful publications.

Gloucestershire Lifestyles

Registered charity providing support to those with a disability or special needs in Gloucestershire including finance support, accessible travel and self advocacy services.

Gloucestershire Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre

A dedicated MS self-help centre providing support and therapy including acupuncture, arometherapy and reiki. Site offers details of the services with news, local events and contact.

Gloucestershire Young Carers

Supporting the young carers of Gloucestershire with support, social get togethers and events as well as a dedicated support helpline.

Insight Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire County Association for the Blind. Supports and advises people who are registered blind or partially sighted. Based in Cheltenham


Gloucestershire based talking newspaper for the blind and visually impaired. Veiw the services offered and available downloads.

Oasis: Stroud

Formed under the umbrella of The Association for the Promotion of Artistic Therapy and offering artistic therapy and the related therapies of music massage and hydrotherapy for those with disabilities and special needs. Located at St Luke’s Medical Centre in Stroud.

Remap Gloucestershire

Set up to produce and supply disability aids to help disabled people in Gloucestershire live more independent lives. View product details and referral information.

Sendiass Gloucestershire

A free, confidential and impartial service for parents and carers of children with special educational needs. Offers advice and support with online leaflets and resources.

Sensory Support Service

Dedicated to providing support to children and young people with a sensory impairment in the South Gloucestershire area. Includes training, education and specialist teaching assistants as well as sign language.

South Gloucestershire Fibromyalgia Support Group

Holds regular meetings to offer support, advice and information to people suffering from fibromyalgia. Details of events, newsletters and how to join.

Stone End Farm Fishery

Disabled and wheelchair accessible freshwater fishing in Corse, Gloucestershire. View details of their waters, ticket prices and typical catches.

Volunteering Gloucestershire

An online database of volunteering opportunities throughout Gloucestershire along with details of how to become a volunteer or look for voluntary services to assist you in Gloucestershire.

Watershed RDA

Riding for the disabled group located in Coates, Gloucestershire. Site offers videos and pony images, term dates and how to join in, offer support of volunteer.