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Rose Buddies, Creative Support.

Following guidance from the Government with regard to the coronavirus (COVID-19), before attending an activity, group, drop in, course or event listed on our directory please contact the organisation who is running the service to ensure it is still taking place.

COVID-19 Update

We are currently not running all of our drop-ins at the moment, but hope to be fully open soon. 1-1's are still available in person, over the phone, through emails or zoom calls.

Creative Support Head Office has a variety of Zoom session activities, that are free for members to attend. They change each month, please contact the office or see our Facebook page for details. 

Updated: 24/09/2021


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, across Wokingham Borough at different venues. During the drop-ins 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

We also have some activities for members to do during the drop-ins.

For more information, and to find where and we are meeting, please call the office or email us.

Creative Support
Creative Support Ltd
Commissioned by Wokingham Borough Council

Who to contact

Contact Name
Contact Position
Support Coordinator
0118 979 9106
Social Media

Where to go

Rose Buddies, Creative Support
The Cornerstone Norreys Avenue
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?
Is there any help with funding
Funding Notes

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

This helps to keep our Bloom Buddies, Craft and Cooking sessions and some of our Social activities run at minimal cost.

How is the service funded
Local Authority

Facilities and Accessibility

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

Accessing this service

Age Ranges
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.


Booking and Registration Notes

To access rose Buddies, a membership is required.

Waiting List
No waiting list at this time


Referral required

Provision For

Supporting people with
Learning and Communication
Social Needs
Emotional Needs

Quality Assurance


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

Compliments, complaints and comments

Contact Name
Lorraine Woolford
Area Manager
How to make a compliment, complaint and comment

Lorraine is contactable on 01189 573709/07964 125632 or


Creative Support - customer care

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

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Rose Buddies supports adults with learning disabilities, low needs, from 17+ who live in the Wokingham Borough.


Data last checked: 24/09/2021
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