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Building Abilities

Building Abilities

About this provider

Activities on offer that focus on promoting greater independence through developing a wider range of life skills. Keeping people fit and healthy, and increasing their social circle of friends - all in a safe and secure environment.

Activities include:

• Life skills training such as independent travel, washing, ironing, budgeting
• Day trips
• Shopping
• Swimming
• IT sessions
• Gardening
• Social evenings
• A range of sports
• Dance and cheerleading
• Music and discos
• Arts & crafts and creative project work
• Learning how to cook and bake
• Indoor/outdoor activities
• Disco's and parties

Activities run Monday to Friday between 09.30am and 3.30pm, with a structured timetable which can be tailored to suit individual skills and abilities.

Facilities include:

• Large sports hall
• Fully operational kitchen
• Community garden
• Games room with pool table
• Laptops and internet access
• Quiet room with television


Fees are charged at £48 per day which includes refreshments, snacks and the cost of activities. We encourage all clients to obtain a Kirklees Passport and a Bus Pass to minimise the cost of entry to leisure centres and transportation costs to and from activities out in the community

Contact details

Chickenley Community Centre, Princess Road, Dewsbury, WF12 8QT




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