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Outreach Targeted Support

Outreach Targeted Support

Outreach Targeted Support allows us to support some of the most complex and challenging children and young people within the Tameside borough.

Often this support is needed to prevent the family unit from hitting crisis point. These individuals are more likely to be highlighted as edge of care and/or are unable to integrate within their local community and socialise with peers.

A service commissioned by ISCAN (Integrated Service for Children with Additional Needs), we aim to develop families and young people holistically. A person-centered allows a structured plan and progression that will enable the young person to be integrated into their local community, interacting with peers.

The provision not only provides families most in need of respite, it also allows these children to stay within the borough, as previously it was being outsourced in order to facilitate.

In addition, specific barriers are highlighted beforehand for the people to overcome (appropriate behaviour in public spaces with a detailed individual plan in place, for instance) and bespoke activities are created to provide the opportunity for new skills to be learnt and experiences to be had, whilst combating previous issues.

For more information, email: or call: 07833 468 205.

Short Breaks

Short Breaks

Overnight stays at various locations in the country, allowing families the respite they are in need of, whilst also providing a valuable and exciting experience for the young people. With up to four short break trips organised per year, all ages from 5 years upwards gain access to a variety of adventurous activities including; abseiling, kayaking, caving, gorge walking and raft building.

However, more important to note is the social inclusion aspect of building relationships with peers and gaining independence skills through various activities, such as making their own beds, packing their suitcases and washing their pots after meals.

For more information, email: or call: 07833 468 205.

Disability Holiday Camps

Active Tameside school holiday camps

We offer a half-term holiday respite activity programme for children aged 5-16 years. The sessions are OFSTED registered and provide opportunities for children to spend time away from their families during the school holidays, developing new friendships, taking part in new experiences and having fun participating in positive activities.

Our camps provide activities for all children with a disability, ranging from sports, dance and cooking to music, cycling and sensory play.

For more information, email: or call: 07833 468 205.

Active Neighbourhoods

This intervention is universal and will provide a network of accessible sport and physical activity sessions for all young people aged 6-13 or 14-19 years old in NC neighbourhoods, over 12 week periods. Young people will be able to participate in a variety of activities including football, dance, dodge ball and multi-skilled activities. A sports leadership award can also be delivered.

All of the sessions will be delivered by qualified, highly experienced and competent sports coaches. The sessions can run between Monday-Friday, 5pm-8pm (two hours per session) in consultation with NC Neighbourhood Development Teams and take place in a variety of community venues and spaces within NC neighbourhoods or Academies. All sessions will be designed to overcome the barriers that might normally prevent young people participating.

The offer will involve a broad range of activities and will serve to counteract ASB issues supporting the Active Challenge intervention. Using sport and physical activity as the hook and medium for positive engagement, sessions will empower young people to develop themselves to become fully rounded individuals with improved health, wellbeing and aspirations.

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Care to Success

The Care to Success programme is all about developing young adults’ life skills, development, knowledge, experience in work, social interaction and ability to live independently, as we support them in the transition from care to employment sustainability.

The programme works with young people to achieve the targets and goals they are aiming for. The Care to Success folder that the young people work through helps them to understand basic life skills, such as opening a bank account, buying food, paying bills and all of the things that most people do on a daily basis.

The pathway of the programme offers great opportunities in a work placement where they receive training, learn new skills, build on original skills and gain valuable work experience. From start to finish, the Care to Success pathway is to get them from a work placement to full time paid employment, with the right qualifications achieved along the way, opening new opportunities in the employment industry.

For more information, email: or call: 07833 468 205.

Transition Camps

Our Transition Camps offer new students a successful transition from KS2, in year 6, to KS3, in year 7. We run a well-established transition programme for future year 7 students, developed through strong links with feeder primaries and their chosen secondary school.

The program effectively helps new students develop confidence and reassurance, and build new friendships before the start of the new term. Activities include multi-sports, swimming, life skills, indoor climbing and trampolining.

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Supported Services, Adult Social Care

Adult Social Care

Our Supported Services programme offers adults with additional needs a ‘home’ away from home, with the opportunity to meet friends, have new experiences and learn skills, all with the support they need to grow and achieve their potential.

Our aims are based around creating a pathway to independence whilst at the same time being able to provide a person-centred approach, regardless of their interests or abilities, with a range of activities on offer.

Supported Services provision allows exposure to various activities and life skills for adults with a disability, with great emphasis on developing people holistically, supporting individuals in being as independent as possible, encouraging and teaching them a variety of skills.

The work we do as a service allows for consistency in approach through life course due to the positive relationships we have built through the provisions we offer within school, community settings and adult day care. This gives us an extensive knowledge and understanding of the upcoming adults coming through the system.

Utilising a person-centred approach, we keep communication, reward, behaviour and care support consistent, adapting the same approaches from other settings. Cognitive, life and social skills, along with continuous improvement in health and wellbeing, are all targets that our service aims to achieve by working with every individual on a variety of skills, but also placing great emphasis on fun.

For more information, email: or call: 07833 468 205.

Community Respite Provision

Community Respite Provision

Everybody Can offers a variety of weekly community sessions throughout the year, including dance, cycling, multi-sports, art and crafts, music and cooking, at a number of locations across Tameside. Activities run 50 weeks a year and last for up to two hours per session.

Our aim is to ensure that families with disabled children, young people and adults have the support they need to engage in community-based activities.

With a diverse range of interactive and engaging activities, there is plenty on offer to enjoy.

For more information, email: or call: 07833 468 205.

Young Carers

A young carer is someone aged 18 or under who helps to look after a relative who has a condition, such as a disability, illness, mental health condition or a drug or alcohol problem.

Most young carers look after one of their parents or care for a brother or sister. This might involve extra jobs in and around the home, such as cooking, cleaning or helping someone to get dressed and move around.

Some children give a lot of physical help to a brother or sister or parent who is disabled or ill. They may also be giving emotional support to both siblings and parents.

In partnership with Tameside Council, Active Tameside deliver the sports sessions that allow young carers to relax and interact with peers.

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Alternative Provision

Active Tameside’s Everybody Can is designed to support schools and colleges with alternative provision to help combat a verity of ongoing issues, such as anti-social behaviour, social exclusion, intervention prior to exclusion from mainstream schools and pupil referral units, across the wider community.

The program provides bespoke intervention and re-engagement strategies for students who require support outside the mainstream school environment, due to a variety of reason. The aims of the alternative provision program is to reintroduce students back in to mainstream education whilst unlocking their full potential.

The program is designed and delivered by highly qualified sport coaches and youth workers. Working in partnership with Tameside College, we offer recognised qualifications, Short courses and outdoor education.

Our programmes are reinforced through professional personal and group support, and a bespoke curriculum diet that includes:

  • Education recovery, curriculum competence.
  • Soft and social skills.
  • Vocational awareness and opportunities.
  • Emotional and behavioural resilience and development.

The primary aim of the project is to reintegrate the young people back into education/a school environment and strengthen their opportunities within the educational setting, giving them clear pathways moving forwards into adult life.

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