Friendships and Relationships


The Fourteen Club of Wantage

The Fourteen Club is an independent social club for people with learning disabilities. At the time it was set up the minimum age for members was 14 - hence the "Fourteen club". Now most of the members are much older, but the name remains. The club aims to provide its members with fun evenings and the chance to socialise.

They also usually have a summer outing to places such as Legoland, West Midlands safari park and Cadbury world. In the winter they often have a trip to a pantomime.

For their current programme of events, please visit www.14club.org.uk/events.htm!

Website: www.14club.org.uk

Telephone: (01235) 764504

E-mail: info@14Club.org.uk

Address:The Fourteen Club, Fitzwaryn School, Denchworth Road, Wantage OX12 9ET

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OX18

OX18 runs every Thursday evening from Guideposts Trust's Witney base. Activities include touch screen computer, wii, pool, snacks, and trips to the local pub. Cost: £4 for the evening.

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Website: https://fisd.oxfordshire.gov.uk/kb5/oxfordshire/directory/service.page?id=mD0SaMSkPW8

Phone: 01993 899980

Email: GLADS@guidepoststrust.org.uk

Address: Willow Tree House, Two Rivers, Station Lane, Witney, OX28 4BH

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Mates ‘n’ Dates

Mates 'n' Dates is a dating and friendship agency for adults with learning disabilities in Oxfordshire, run by Guideposts Trust.

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Website: https://guideposts.org.uk/mates-n-dates-oxfordshire

Phone Number: 01993 899980

Email: MHemmings@guideposts.org.uk or use the contact form at https://www.guideposts.org.uk/contact

Address: Guideposts Trust Ltd, Willow Tree House, Two Rivers, Station Lane, Witney, OX28 4BH

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dig ‘n’ grow

dig 'n' grow is a project which encourages all groups of people to enjoy the experience of working individually or within a group, learning and sharing gardening skills. It offers the opportunity to be outside in the fresh air working alongside professional gardeners, giving a safe and secure environment to explore. Carers/families can be happy knowing that their loved ones are safe and having fun.

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Website: https://guideposts.org.uk/dig-n-grow-learning-disability-project

Phone Number: 01993 709430 or 01993 772886

Address: Bromag Industrial Estate, Burford Road, Witney, OX29 0SR

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Yellow Submarine

Yellow Submarine is a charity which organises supported day activities and residential holidays for both young people and adults with learning disabilities. For children (aged 11-18) living in Oxfordshire they run an extensive programme in the school holidays. For adults (18+) they run residential holidays, work experience and training, and a weekly social club.

They have set up a social enterprise cafe in Oxford to provide training and employment opportunities for people with learning disabilities.

Yellow Submarine

Website: http://www.yellowsubmarine.org.uk

Phone: 01865 236119

Address: 12 Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HH

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My Life My Choice

My Life My Choice is a self-advocacy charity run by and for people with learning disabilities. They offer a huge range of services, such as local groups, a travel buddy scheme, training for professionals by people with learning disabilities, a nightclub, a radio station, and an easy-read service - find out more on their webpage!

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Website: http://mylifemychoice.org.uk/

Phone: 01865 204214

Address: The Jam Factory, 27 Park End Street, Oxford, Oxford OX1 1HU

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Stingray Club

The Stingray Club is the only night club in Oxford run by and for people with learning disabilities.

It takes place at the Plush Lounge, Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HU once a month from 7pm – 10.30pm.

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Website: http://mylifemychoice.org.uk/stingray/

Address: Plush Lounge, Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HU

Phone: 01865 204214

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Abingdon My Life My Choice

Local self-advocacy group with monthly meetings in Abingdon. For more details, visit their webpage!

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Website: http://mylifemychoice.org.uk/join-a-group/abingdon-group/

Phone Number: 01865 204214

Address: 35 Ock St, Abingdon, OX14 5AG

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Banbury My Life My Choice

Local self-advocacy group with monthly meetings in Banbury. For more details, visit their webpage!

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Website: http://mylifemychoice.org.uk/join-a-group/banbury-group/

Phone Number: 01865 204214

Address: Ruscote Community Centre, Ruscote Arcade, Longlandes Way, Banbury, OX16 1PH

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Oxford My Life My Choice

Local self-advocacy group with monthly meetings in Blackbird Leys. For more details, visit their webpage!

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Website: http://mylifemychoice.org.uk/join-a-group/oxford-group/

Phone Number: 01865 204214

Address: Oxford Central Conservative Club, Castle Hill House, New Road, Oxford, OX1 1LT

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