Practical support for young people with What Next? activities programme
Aug
15
to Aug 16

Practical support for young people with What Next? activities programme

Our new What Next? activities programme in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund is back this week on Wednesday the 15th and Thursday the 16th of August - and every Wednesday and Thursday from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm at Lilac House (Linked Independent Living and Advice Centre) Belfast. Register now!

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Register now for our Summer Scheme 2018
Jul
16
to Aug 10

Register now for our Summer Scheme 2018

FUN-PACKED ACTIVITIES PROGRAMME REVEALED FOR THE AUTONOMIE SUMMER SCHEME 2018

The Autonomie Summer Scheme is a fun-packed two weeks of adventure, games, and activities. Get creative and design your own Summer Scheme T-Shirt! Try your hand at ten-pin bowling, cook up a storm with our sushi making class, and even take a boat trip on the River Lagan.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Young people aged 16 -to -25 years-old living with physical disability and allied additional needs.

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What Next? Programme launches with Drakes Music workshop
Jul
4
to Jul 6

What Next? Programme launches with Drakes Music workshop

Autonomie is delighted to launch the What Next? Programme with the first session due to take place on Wednesday 4 July 2018. Suitable for young people aged between 16 and 25 living with physical disabilities/mild/moderate learning disabilities this activities programme will offer participants a chance to develop life skills, have new experiences, build friendships. 

Designed to promote positive mental health, What Next? delivers fun-packed activities every Wednesday and Thursday at Finaghy Youth Centre, Belfast, 10.00 am to 2.00 pm. 

On Wednesday 4 July, Drakes Music will facilitate a creative music workshop at Finaghy Youth Centre. Everyone will get the opportunity to express themselves using a variety of computer interfacing technology and musical instruments regardless of ability.

To further details on our What Next? Programme, or to register your interest, please contact Autonomie's Services Manager Lynne Morrison either by email at autonomieorg@gmail.com or by telephone on  028 95918051.

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'Young People's Voice' Youth Forum
Jun
29
2:00 PM14:00

'Young People's Voice' Youth Forum

Our current Freedom2Choose programme will finish on Saturday 30th June with a Youth Forum.

Called 'Young People's Voice', this new forum will provide young people with a chance to share feedback on the recent Freedom2Choose Programme, as well as offer young people a chance to help plan and develop future programme activities for our What Next? and Freedom2Choose Programmes.

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Day Trip to Newcastle
Jun
23
2:00 PM14:00

Day Trip to Newcastle

As part of our 'Boundaries and Limitations' themed programme, participants will visit Newcastle. Ice cream, candy floss and all things seaside await our arrival on Saturday 23 June 2018.

Places are strictly limited. To find out more, including update-to-date times and to reserve your place, please contact our Freedom2Choose Programme Coordinator Lynne Morrison by telephone on 028 95918051 or by email at hello@autonomie.org.uk

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Mums' Pamper Night at Autonomie
Jun
15
7:00 PM19:00

Mums' Pamper Night at Autonomie

Autonomie is delighted to host Mums' Pamper Evening on Friday 15 June. As part of Carers Week 2018, the event aims to promote relaxation and offers guests relaxation techniques using essential oils and tips on Self Care. 

Refreshments will be available for each guest.

7.00 pm - 9.00 pm, Friday 15 June, Lilac House, 4 Sandhurst Road, Belfast, BT7 1PW

This event is part of Autonomie's Family Support Services. 

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Boys' Night Out
Jun
15
7:00 PM19:00

Boys' Night Out

On Friday 15 June, young male service users can enjoy an evening out at the Odyssey Complex, Belfast. 

Places are strictly limited. To find out more and to reserve your place, please contact our Freedom2Choose Programme Coordinator Lynne Morrison by telephone on 028 95918051 or by email at hello@autonomie.org.uk

All members are asked to make a voluntary donation of £3 for this event.

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Ten Pin Bowling
Jun
2
1:30 PM13:30

Ten Pin Bowling

As part of our programme themed 'Personal Boundaries and Limitations'. Young people will get a chance to have a ten pin bowling experience at the busy Odyssey Bowl, Belfast. 

This practical and fun activity will give participants a chance to develop awareness of appropriate behaviours towards a range of people, including showing respect for each player by sitting in designated places and showing respect for each player by giving them space to play.

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Parent/Carers Forum Meeting
May
26
2:00 PM14:00

Parent/Carers Forum Meeting

Our work is underpinned by listening and robust research. We listen to many voices. We hear directly from young people and it's important too that we hear from their families.

We would like to extend an invite to carers and parents to join us for a Parent Forum meeting on Saturday 26 May starting at 2.00 pm. 

Further details will be available soon.

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Boundaries and Limitations activities part two
May
19
2:00 PM14:00

Boundaries and Limitations activities part two

This is part two of a two part Boundaries and Limitations activities workshop for young people with additional needs. The course will take a practical approach, allowing participants to further explore the concept of respect, whether earned or to be earned - and look at personal space and when and why it is important to be respected.

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Boundaries and Limitations Activities
May
12
2:00 PM14:00

Boundaries and Limitations Activities

The Theme of this programme is 'Personal Boundaries and Limitations'. During this workshop, participants can choose to take part in a variety of exercises to build skills in identifying and respecting personal boundaries and limitations. This session is the first of a two-day workshop and it will introduce the concepts of recognising our own and other people's boundaries, comfort zones, and individual differences in a fun, interactive way.

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Everyone welcome! LILAC House Drop-In Day
Apr
18
10:00 AM10:00

Everyone welcome! LILAC House Drop-In Day

Come meet our team, see our new, modern and fully accessible centre LILAC House (Linked Independent Living and Advice Centre)! Find out about our new and existing activity programmes for children and young people with a disability and find out how our new family support programmes. 

 

activity programmes we are offering chilyoung people with additional needs,carers, parents and siblings.

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Everyone welcome to the Autonomie Musical Extravaganza!
Apr
14
2:00 AM02:00

Everyone welcome to the Autonomie Musical Extravaganza!

Join us for the Autonomie Musical Extravaganza on Saturday, 14 April! Young people have been working really hard from January to now to bring you an afternoon of music, song, dramatics, and even solo performances! 

A great family fun afternoon to be had and Afternoon Tea will be served after the show by the young people, staff and volunteers. 

Everyone welcome!

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