Rochdale Services

What we do

Birth – 4 years service

We assist disabled children from birth to 4 years to have experiences and opportunities to ensure they have a positive start in life e.g. using local Children’s Centres, accessing local play opportunities, positive family time, establishing home routines, developing support networks, using local transport; emotional support and providing a parenting support group called 'SHINE'.

Short Break Services

This is offered to children and young people aged 8  -  19 years

Act Too - Drama Group

Are you a wannabe actor or a star in the making?  Come along to the Drama Group, make new friends, learn all about acting and have the chance to get your 'Arts Award'.

The Drama Group takes place at the M6 Theatre, Albert Royds St, Rochdale OL16 2SU, every Friday 5.30 - 7.30 pm.

Costs : £1 per session

Nature Ninjas - Outdoor Activity Group

Do you love being outside whatever the weather, exploring and doing new things like den building, making bat boxes, improving a local area, learning about the great outdoors?  The the outdoor club is just right for you.

The Nature Ninjas  oudoor activity group is intially being based at the Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre, Rakewood Rd, Littleborough, Rochdale, OL15 0AQ, every Saturday 9.30 - 12.00 pm.  

Cost : £1 per session

Art Attack Arts Group

Do you enjoy all things arty, want to show off your creativity and learn new arty skills?  Come to the Arts Group, develop your talent and get to know others who enjoy art too.

The Art Attack arts group takes place at Springvale Youth Centre, Oldham Rd, Middleton M24 2LA, every Thursday 5.30 - 7.30 pm.  Cost : £1.00 per session

Chill Zone Siblings Group

Are you a brother or sister of a disabled child?  Do you want the chance to have some time doing fun things with other siblings in a youth centre, play pool, games, do arty things and chill?  Why not give it a try?

The Chill Zone siblings group is based at Matthew Moss Youth Centre, Matthew Moss Lane, Rochdale OL11 3LU, every Saturday 1.30 - 4.00 pm.  

Cost : £1 per session.

Bury and Rochdale Independent Support Service

Assists disabled young people and their parents/carers through the change from a 'Statement of Special Educational Need' to an 'Education, Health and Care  Plan Assessment'  process (also known as My Plan).

We can support you through the new way of working together, make sure you understand what needs to happen and when, and that your thoughts and feelings are taken into account so that the 'Plan' is individual to your strengths, talents and support needs.