Halo

Supporting adults with learning disabilities

What is the project purpose?

To empower adults with learning disabilities and difficulties as well as people who are on the autistic spectrum, to promote social inclusion and support them to access the wider community, to provide them with opportunities to increase confidence, to provide health information and advice.

Hamara has been working with vulnerable people since 1997. The day opportunities service offers individual and group support to members, it is member led and person centred and is at the heart of our core values, we encourage our members to Be Brave.

We promote independence by supporting our members with decision-making, learning and developing new and existing life skills and social inclusion. Members take part and enjoy a wide range of activities such as: Cooking sessions, Education, Digital Know How, Sports, Outdoor Pursuits and Employment Skills.

Who can use this service?

Anybody over the age of 18 who has a learning disability/difficulty and anybody who is on the autistic spectrum

How can people access this service?

There are two main ways of accessing the HALO service. If you are receiving personalised budgets, you are eligible to access the service. We can make a referral to Adult Social Care on your behalf.

The other way of accessing the service is if you have been assessed by Adult Social Care and offered a place at Hamara.

How to get in contact

We have a dedicated staff team, for more information please contact the Projects Coordinator: Sinead O’Reilly on 0113 2773330 or via email on sinead@hamara.co.uk

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