Having a life and being part of society
Living with a disability should not stop someone from leading an active and enjoyable life, and from being supported to get out and about in their local community. If your son or daughter needs support
to do this contact Gateway to care on 01484 414933 or email GatewayToCare@kirklees.gov.uk
Young people with a disability or learning needs may want to consider travel training. This is designed to give them the confidence and skills to travel independently. To access this support, talk to the SENCO or contact Kirklees Council on 01484 414933 or email GatewayToCare@kirklees.gov.uk
The community directory has lots of groups available for young people to join, and is a
great way to develop skills and make new friends. Community directory groups offer various
activities such as:
• social activities
• and more
For more ideas and information visit the community directory (opens in new window)
Discount cards and passes
Please go to the Passes and Cards overview page for more information about passes and cards which can offer a range of discounts (opens in a new window).
If you receive social care funding there are a range of day opportunity services.
Day opportunities provide a safe and friendly place for your son/daughter to make friends and enjoy
activities in the centres as well as in the community. A range of activities are provided such as:
• and more
For more ideas and information visit connect to support (opens in new window)
Volunteering is a great way to develop new skills, meet new people, have fun and help out the community.