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Rose Buddies, Creative Support.

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Rose Buddies Community Support Service is for adults with learning disabilities, who live in Wokingham Borough and receive little or no statutory community care/support services.

We have daily drop-ins, within Wokingham Borough. They are as follows :  

Monday - Earley Crescent Resorce Centre, 3pm - 5pm

Tuesday - Bradbury Centre Cafe, 10am - 12pm

Wednesday - On the first Wedsnesday of the month, we are at The Three Frogs Pub. All other Wednesdays we are at The Sedero Lounge. From 6pm - 8pm.

Thursday - Oakwood Centre, 9:30am - 11:30am

Friday - Wokingham Library, 2pm - 4pm

We provide :

  • Information about what’s going on in the local area
  • Support with filling in forms (e.g. benefits, booking holidays, courses, etc) 
  • Reading letters (e.g. doctor’s letter, bills, etc.) 
  • Social activities, workshops
  • Sign posting and referrals

For more information, please call the office or email us.

Website:
Creative Support
Provider:
Creative Support Ltd
Commissioned by Wokingham Borough Council

Who to contact

Contact Name
Petra
Contact Position
Support Coordinator
Telephone
0118 979 9106
Email
rosebuddies@creativesupport.org.uk

Where to go

Name
Rose Buddies, Creative Support
Address
The Cornerstone Norreys Avenue
Wokingham
Berkshire
Postcode
RG40 1UE

When is it On/Open ?

Date & Time Information

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9:30am - 5:30pm.

Wednesdays 10am - 8pm.

Due to our Community Drop-ins, the above times are not all office based.

Costs and Fee Information

Cost details

Membership is free, but there are some costs to members for our trips out and some of our Workshops.

Contact provider for costs?
Yes
Is there any help with funding
Yes
Funding Notes

Through the year, members participate in fundraising and grant applying.

This helps to keep our Allotment, Craft and Cooking sessions and some of our Social activities run at minimal cost to the members. 

How is the service funded
Local Authority

Facilities and Accessibility

Facilities
Premises near a train station
Assistance/Guide Dogs welcome
Wheelchair access
Premises on a bus route
FREE Activities
Toilets
FREE Service
Car Parking
Accessible toilet
Free Parking
Lift

Accessing this service

Age Ranges
17+
Eligibility Criteria

To access Rose Buddies you must be a member, a resident of Wokingham Borough, have a learning disability, not live in 24 hour supported care and must not be recieving support/care services for the support required.

 

Waiting List
No waiting list at this time

Referral

Referral required
No
Who can refer
Self Referral

Provision For

Supporting people with
Learning and Communication
Social Needs
Emotional Needs

Quality Assurance

Accreditation

All our staff are trained in Safeguarding, First Aid, Food Safety, Fire Safety, Medication and Moving and Handling as mandatory requirement. Our Volunteers also complete necessary training for their roles.

Compliments, complaints and comments

Contact Name
Michelle Greenfield
Position
Service Manager
How to make a compliment, complaint and comment

Michelle is contactable on 01189 573709/07837340267 or Michelle.Greenfield@creativesupport.org.uk

Local Offer - Support available for children and young people with additional needs

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Description

Rose Buddies can support individuals, with learning disabilities, from 17+.

 

Data last checked: 02/01/2020
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