ECHO for Extra Choices in Herefordshire Ltd

ECHO for Extra Choices in Herefordshire Ltd

Charity information

ECHO for Extra Choices in Herefordshire Ltd

ECHO offers opportunities for disabled people to take part in a variety of activities in their local community.

Founded 1990

  • Mission statement

    ECHO’s mission is to make a real difference to the lives of disabled people in Herefordshire, supporting them to become valued members of their community.

    ECHO enables disabled people to take part in a variety of activities including sport and leisure; arts and crafts; learning; social; and volunteering activities during the daytime, evenings and weekends. ECHO aims to provide flexible services tailored to the needs of individuals with learning and other disabilities.

    ECHO aims to:
    - Increase people’s confidence, self esteem and independence.
    - Widen people’s horizons and introduce people to new experiences and friends.
    - Equip people with the confidence, basic skills and the ability to make informed choices.
    - Provide opportunities for active participation in community life
    - Provide opportunities for disabled and non disabled people to work together and learn from each other.
    - Promote social integration by making a positive contribution to the local community and allow disabled people to become valued members of society.

  • Aims

    ECHO for Extra Choices in Herefordshire Ltd aims to:

    • To provide a range of high quality activities and services in response to the expressed needs of disabled people in Herefordshire
    • To support people to make connections, to make friends and to get involved in local community life.
    • To enable adults with learning disabilities to contribute as active citizens and be recognised for the skills talents and value they bring to society.
  • Overview

    Established: October 1990

    Registered Charity Number: 1096449

    Board members: 13

    Part time staff: 15

    Volunteers: 86

    Phone number: 01568 620307

    Address: 40 West Streeet Leominster Herefordshire HR6 8ES

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