Vale Royal Disability Services newsletter

You can see the latest newsletter from VRDS here. It should appear in your “downloads” folder.

Crewe Youth Group steps up to help

Crewe Youth Group members, encouraged by Hannah, who runs the group, decided that they wanted to help Friends for Leisure with their fundraising. Cuts to local authority funding mean that raising the money needed to offer our services to disabled children and young people has become a much bigger task.  It was a really successful […]

Online safety

We’ve received an email newsletter from the NSPCC that talks about online safety and social media. Click this link to see it.

Kooth – someone to talk to online

For someone to talk to online, you can go to You can see their leaflet here.

Cheshire East substance misuse service

Cheshire East Substance Misuse Service – Young Persons Service Cheshire East Substance Misuse Service is part of Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust providing support to all residents of Cheshire East. The Young Persons section of this service caters for anyone under age 25 and has recently gone through an exciting redesign with CWP […]

Life is better for young people who are involved in helping others

We have just received a grant from the Youth Social Action Fund, as a result of signing up to the iWill and Step up to Serve project. The money will be used to provide an extensive and very useful programme of training for our young volunteers over the next 12 months. It will also help […]

The hunt is on!

We have 49 disabled boys and young men registered with us who would like their own “buddy” or friend, and would like this to be a male volunteer. So we have launched #TheManHunt. Do you know anyone who might be interested?

New activity flyer is available

The new flyer showing all the activities from April to July has been sent out to all our young people and families. You can see it by clicking the picture below.

Easter egg raffle

Tesco have donated a very big egg to Friends for Leisure and it will be raffled at our group activities. Yum!

New Leaf Cheshire

New Leaf Cheshire aim to change the lives of thousands of people in Cheshire and Warrington by helping them to get and keep a job. They will provide: One-to-one support from dedicated mentors Money advice and help with benefits and budgeting Access to training, volunteering and employment opportunities People can be referred by one of […]