Cheesy Waffles - Lads Together

We are a group for boys to come together and take part in different activities including Xbox and PS3 games, sports, cooking, making things, competitions, quizzes and more.

We are an integrated group for SEND and mainstream young men age 11-18 years.

We enjoy trips, activities and residentials during weekends and ischool holidays to places of our group's choice.

When is it on?

Time of day
Evening
Session information
First and third Friday of each month 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Who to contact

Contact name
Erika
Contact position
Denholm
Telephone
0191 375 1252
07808 842 205
E-mail
CWYProject@gmail.com

Where to go

Name
Belmont Community Centre
Address
c/o Belmont Community School
Sunderland Road
Gilesgate
Durham
County Durham
Postcode
DH1 2QP

Other details

Cost description
£1.50 per session
Referral required?
No
Age range
11-17 years old

Local Offer

Local Offer description

Staff are trained in working with young people with special educational needs and attend regular training including:

  • Basic Makaton
  • Autism awareness
  • Dealing with disruptive behaviour
  • C card for SEN adults
  • Wheelchair handling

All staff are qualified Youth Workers Level 1 - 4.

Contact name
Erika Denholm
Contact telephone
07808 842 205
Contact email
CWYProject@gmail.com

What does your service do?

What does your service do?

Cheesy Waffles Youth Project provides clubs and projects for young people age 11-30 years with special educational needs on an evening, weekend and holiday time.

Where is it located and what areas does it cover?

Where is it located and what areas does it cover?

We run our activities from Belmont Community Centre, Buckinghamshire Road site and Sunderland Road site and from Durham Trinity School, Aykley Heads - Durham.

Young people from all areas are welcome to attend.

Who does your organisation provide a service for?

Who does your organisation provide a service for?

Young people age 11-30 years can attend different projects for their age groups.

How can I start using the service?

How can I start using the service?

Make direct contact via email or telephone.

How are decisions made about who can use your service?

How are decisions made about who can use your service?

N/A

How do I know what is going on and can I be involved in making plans for the future?

How do you communicate with service users and how are they involved in decision making / planning?

Service Users are part of a six monthy planning process where they decide what activities they will take part in.

Contact is made face to face, via text, telephone, letters and emails.

Is your service fully accessible?

Is your service fully accessible?

Yes

What training have your staff had regarding SEND?

What training are the staff supporting children and young people with SEND had or are having?

Staff are trained in working with young people with special educational needs and attend regular training including:

  • BASIC MAKATON
  • AUTISM AWARENESS
  • DEALING WITH DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOUR
  • C CARD FOR SEN ADULT
  • WHEELCHAIR HANDLING

All staff are qualified youth workers Level 1 - 4

Who can I contact for further information?

Who can I contact for further information?

Erika Denholm

Journey planner

Address: c/o Belmont Community School  Sunderland Road  Gilesgate  Durham  County Durham

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