New Freedom2Choose Programme Details Announced

Our popular Freedom2Choose Programme is back and runs through to Saturday 25th of March 2017.

In partnership with EA and South Belfast Area Project, this one day a week personal development programme focuses on the theme of Independent Travelling using public transport.

Over the course of this 11-week programme, participants will experience using public transport such as trains and buses and there will even be a chance to experience a Stena Sealink Cruise. 


Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend?

A young person aged between 16 and 25.


What type of activities can I expect?

Activities that will take place on a weekly basis will include a train journey to Ulster Transport Museum, a train journey to the historic coastal town of Carrickfergus, an evening experiencing a Belfast Giants Ice Hockey game, a bus trip to Newcastle and even a Stena Sealink Cruise experience. 


How much does it cost to attend the programme?

All members are asked to make a voluntary donation of £3 per week.


Where does the programme take place?

Activities take place at Charter youth Club. Outing information will be made available closer to the time of each event.


What are the aims of this programme?

  • Independent travelling/transport 
  • Listening skills
  • Fitness and wellbeing
  • Compromising/independent living
  • Good mental and physical health
  • Listening skills
  • Budgeting


Why should young people attend this programme? 

This programme will teach young people with additional needs new skills, they will meet new people, have new experiences and feel part of a community.  Independent travel and the ability to choose activities and travel using all modes of transport. 


How can I find out more about the Freedom2Choose programme?

To keep up-to-date with programme Freedom2Choose announcements visit our Facebook page and visit our website. For further information and to reserve your place please contact our Freedom2Choose Programme Coordinator Lynne Morrison by telephone 028 95918051 or by email