Project information

Multi Activity Project

Lambeth Mencap have set up a Multi Activity Centre Project, and is fundraising for the resources needed. This will help us to buy equipment, hire tutors and therapists for sessions that we run. Many people with Learning Disabilities do not meet the criteria to be funded for daytime activities

February 2011 - February 2016

Charity information: Lambeth Mencap

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  • Need

    Need

    Lambeth Mencap has nearly 60 years experience in providing support to adults with Learning Disabilities and their families within their community. We have listened to what they want and as a result set up The MAC project to fill this gap in provision. We will provide a choice of activities that are stimulating and engaging at an affordable price. We started 4 months ago and run sessions in music, gardening, cooking, arts etc.

    Solution

    To provide an opportunity for meaningful activities by skilled staff at an affordable price. Providing a real choice for those that do not meet the criteria for day services.
    Activities
    provide resources to run sessions
    pay for specialist tutors and therapists
    applying for grants.
    fundraising
    Success will be that we have the resources to run sessions chosen by the service users and that they leave feeling fulfilled after a day of meaningful and engaging activities.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To enable adults with a learning disability access and enjoy the MAC centre

    Activities

    » We will provide a choice of activities that are stimulating and engaging at an affordable price.

    Success will be that we have the resources to run sessions chosen by the service users and that they leave feeling fulfilled after a day of meaningful and engaging activities


  • Impact

    Impact

    By establishing a centre which meets the needs of adults with a learning disability

    Risk

    none

    Reporting

    by posting reports and updates on our website

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £5,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £1,000 art class art classes
      £1,000 print making print making classes
      £1,000 cookery cookery lessons
      £1,000 healthy eating healthy eating
      £1,000 exercise exercise class
  • Background

    Location

    Tulse Hill, London

    Beneficiaries

    All adults with a learning disability who live in South London

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Lambeth Mencap has nearly 60 years experience in providing support to adults with Learning Disabilities and their families within their community. We have listened to what they want and as a result set up The MAC project to fill this gap in provision. We aim to provide a choice of activities that are stimulating and engaging at an affordable price

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Lesley

    Lesley is an Operations Manager with 20 years experience