Activity Choices offers completely person centred support to adults with autism, learning disabilities and mental health conditions. The support is designed around the individual to develop skills, gain qualifications and help build confidence.
Facilities include access to a gym, opportunities to gain work experience in the charitys social enterprise businesses, First Routes employment support, Beanstalk Gardens (see separate entry) music, drama and sensory room, training rooms, an independent living training facility, recreational facilities (including table tennis, pool and indoor bowls), an IT resource room and a family and parents social room.
First Routes support programme helps individuals with autism and learning difficulties to achieve their potential through personalised skills pathways.
Preparing for Work
• Information, advice & guidance
• Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
• Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
• Help being part of your community
• Help with communication
• Life skills
Work Experience and Volunteering Opportunities
• Volunteering Opportunities
• Work Experience
Finding and Applying for Jobs
• Careers advice / job coaching
• Job search & job search methods
• CV/Application form support
• Support to apply for jobs
• Interview techniques
• Support at interview
The prices for Activity Choices are £23 per hour for one-to-one and £15 for one-to-three (these prices has been provided by Autism Plus, please check them yourself for accuracy).
Day service sessions held at The Exchange Brewery, S3 (Monday-Friday).
An outreach runs from The Exchange Brewery providing support to people living in their own homes (see separate entry).