Programmes

Autonomie to offer young people and families CPCAB Counselling Course Qualification

Autonomie to offer young people and families CPCAB Counselling Course Qualification

Exciting opportunity for all the family!

We are delighted to offer young people with additional needs, carers, parents and siblings the chance to gain a CPCAB Introduction to Counselling Skills (Level 2) qualification.

The course is planning to start in Autumn 2019 and likely to run on Saturdays 10.00 am - 12.00 for 15 weeks.

Accredited by CPCAB (Counselling & Psychotherapy Awarding Body), the course will develop your listening skills and improve your communication.

The classes will be very practical and hopefully fun!

Baking, Treasure Hunt and Quiz fun on Day 4 of Summer Activity Week 2019

Baking, Treasure Hunt and Quiz fun on Day 4 of Summer Activity Week 2019

Thursday 8 August was Day 4 of Autonomie Summer Activity Week 2019 and participants put their convenient cookery skills to the test by baking Malteser buns and chocolate chip cookies with Hannah.

Then time for a treasure hunt and quiz - everyone was rewarded with an emoji backpack!

Boys Sleepover at Lilac House 'Best boys night ever'

Boys Sleepover at Lilac House 'Best boys night ever'

Access to short-term Independent Living at Lilac House is a key focus of our What Next? programme supported by The National Lottery Community Fund.

The programme gives young people with additional needs aged 19 - 25 who feel ready a chance to develop and learn new independent living skills, skills such as convenient cookery including preparing breakfast, using the dishwasher, microwave and using adapted utensils if required.

Freedom2Choose members created potted plants for World Environment Day

Freedom2Choose members created potted plants for World Environment Day

“Planting plants offers a real sense of achievement and responsibility and is a great way to help the environment. The young people really enjoyed potting plants and designing their pots and are excited to watch them grow and bloom.”

Volunteer Week 2019 an opportunity to highlight youth led volunteer programmes at Autonomie

Volunteer Week 2019 an opportunity to highlight youth led volunteer programmes at Autonomie

We are proud to offer young people who are members of the Autonomie community structured opportunities to develop work and educational focused skills, skills like volunteering and mentoring other young people.

It’s Volunteer Week 2019 and we would like to say a big Thank You to all our volunteers.

Elections, nature walks and ice cream parlour visit as part of What Next? programme

Elections, nature walks and ice cream parlour visit as part of What Next? programme

What Next? members got a chance to take part in a variety of practical and fun activities to further develop and build on a range of independent living skills first week of June 2019.

There was time too for social activities and recreation.