Thursday, August 16, 2018

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

A selection of specially adapted bikes and trikes for those lacking confidence or with physical, mental, learning, or sensory disabilities to ride at Blackbridge Athletics Track or in the Forest of Dean.

Cheltenham wheelchair football team with details of the sport, future events and how to go along and give powerchair football a go.

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.

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.

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

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.

Provided support to parents and carers of disabled and special needs children living in South Gloucestershire. Offers help, support and details of how to volunteer.

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

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

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.

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.


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