Organisation Contact Details

Organisation/Group Name
Young and Free
Telephone
Contact Person
Laura Whittle

Address

Address 1
Young and Free
Address 2
The Vassal Centre, Fishponds
Town
bristol
Postcode
BS16 2QQ

Categories

Categories
Community & Living Culture, Sports & Leisure Learning, Skills & Work Health and Well Being Parenting & Family Support

More About The Organisation

Organisation Details

About Us

we are a “buddying” and befriending service for disabled young people with physical and sensory impairments aged 16-25 in the Bristol as well as group wide events in a range of locations we also can offer a social outlet on a 1:1 basis which we actively encourage , we do a range of activities including:

Bowling
Theater trips
meals out
disco’s and quizzes

Opening Times

Are you open during term time?
Are you open during school holidays?
Opening Times
Mondayoffice hours: 10am - 4pm
Tuesdayoffice hours: 10am - 4pm
Wednesdayoffice hours: 10am - 2pm
Sundaylocations and times vary but most of our events take place on sundays

Your Service

Comments

Contact Laura on: 07776252320 or email: enquiries@youngandfreecharity.co.uk to enquire about about joining in a member or volunteer copacity (volunteers MUST undergo a CRB check as they will be working with vulnerable young people)

Waiting Lists

Do you have a waiting list?
Irrelevant
Comments

upon contact from someone who wants to become involved with Young & Free we assess their criteria and respond within a few weeks.

Costs

Costs

transport to event locations and the activity costs themselves are covered by the charity ( we sometimes ask people to bring their own money for extra food and drink than what is provided and money for any souvenirs purchased on a day-trip e.g. Bristol Zoo

Areas Serviced

Do you welcome people using your service from the Bristol area?
If Yes, do you welcome people from all areas of Bristol using your service?

Who can use your service

Age of Users
From 16 To 25
Who can use your service?

service is provided for people living in Bristol and the surrounding areas aged 16-25 (those wanting to volunteer for us are welcome to contact us)

we are a very diverse group all , faiths, cultural backgrounds and people of all sexualities are welcome

Policies and written documents

Have Policy
Child protection policy Equality of opportunity procedure and monitoring arrangements Complaints procedure Disciplinary and Grievance procedure Quality Assurance/Management System Health and Safety Policy/Statement Data Protection/Confidentiality Statement
Have Written Document
Child protection policy Equality of opportunity procedure and monitoring arrangements Complaints procedure Disciplinary and Grievance procedure Quality Assurance/Management System Health and Safety Policy/Statement Data Protection/Confidentiality Statement

Accessibility

Is your organisation close to public transport?
Yes
Is there a car park nearby?
Yes
Is there accessible parking on site?
Yes
Is there a pedestrian route?
Yes
Is it smooth and with dropped kerbs?
Yes
Are doors 900mm or more wide, with flat thresholds?
No
Do you have external ramps?
Yes
Do you have a lobby / porch area?
Yes
Can wheelchair users clear the outer door prior to opening the inner?
No
Are there interior automatic doors?
Yes
Are there wide unobstructed corridors (minimum 1200mm)?
Yes
Do you have a lift for wheelchair users?
Yes
Do you have internal ramps?
Yes
Do you have internal steps?
No
Do you have a visual / flashing fire alarm?
No
Do you have accessible toilets?
Yes
Do you have an accessible changing room with a changing bed and a hoist?
No
Do you have a quiet room or a quiet area?
Yes
Do you have an outdoors play area?
No
Is this safe and enclosed?
No
Are the outdoor areas well lit (for evening activities)?
No
Do you have a soft play area?
No
Do you have a sensory room or area?
No
Do you have an induction loop and / or radio mikes?
Yes

Policies and Training

Training

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
At least 50%
Behaviour Management
None
Administration of medicines
None
Inclusion/Equal Opportunities
At least 50%
Risk Assessment
At least 50%
Manual Handling
None
British Sign Language
None
Makaton
None
Enabling verbal and non verbal communication
None
Inclusive Play
None
Autism Awareness
None

Policies

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
Yes
Behaviour Management
No
Complaints
Yes
Intimate Care
No
Continence
No
Incident/Accident logs
No
Registration for sessions
Yes
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