Barnado's run a health service for young people aged 16-25 with a disability living in West Sussex, covering both 1:1 work and group work.
The 1:1 work focusses on short term pieces of work tailored to the young person's health needs e.g. accessing a local gym to lose weight and increase fitness.
The group work is an evening group for 3 hours (5.30 - 8.30pm) which runs for 12 weeks. It usually focusses on a health workshop, such as fitness, and cook a healthy evening meal.
This project aims to improve young people's independence in accessing their local health services as they move from childhood to adulthood. The service is provided to young people living in West Sussex with a range of needs including:
Click here to view their latest leaflet and to find out more about the team, their Healthy Life Skills Youth Group and their fun days out with a twist!
Look out for their workshop dates and other events in the What's Going On section of our website.