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Leisure Centres

There are three leisure centres comprising of pools, sports hall, lifestyles gym, squash courts, soft play area and function rooms. The centres cater for sports, fitness and recreation activities.

For more information for people with disabilities and their families:

Telephone: Greg Southall on 07875 646812

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Autism friendly cinema screenings

ODEON hosts autism friendly cinema screenings every month. Listed below are the participating sites for our autism friendly cinema screenings with ODEON. Tickets for the latest releases may come with a small Blockbuster charge of £1.

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Showcase present Autism Friendly screenings in partnership with not-for-profit support provider, Dimensions. Autism friendly screenings provide opportunities for people with autism or sensory sensitivity to enjoy a trip to the cinema.

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Sunday mornings throughout the month, films suitable for all audiences are screened in a sensory friendly and inclusive environment. Adjustments at the cinema reduce over-stimulation and create a welcoming place for people with autism to enjoy films with their families, friends or carers.

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Youth Services

Dudley Youth Service builds relationships with young people aged 11 to 19 (up to 25 for young people with a disability) in order to develop their personal and social skills.

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Future Stars

Future Stars are a drama group for children and young people who have a disability or additional need. The group is for children and young people aged 10 – 25 years. The group run term time on Saturdays at Quarry Bank Community Centre from 2pm – 5pm.

Let’s Dance

Let’s Dance is a dance group for children and young people who have a disability or additional needs. The group is for children and young people aged 5 – 25 years, under 8’s to be accompanied by a parent/carer. The group runs term time on Saturday’s at Quarry Bank Community Centre. For further information email or visit the Facebook page ‘let’s dance’.

The UNICORN Centre

The Unicorn Centre is a specialist resource for adults with complex, profound and multiple learning disabilities. Activities are tailored around individual’s specific needs and agreed personal outcomes.

Individuals experience is enhanced using innovative approaches to develop life, social and communication skills in partnership with health professionals to realise the individuals full potential.

Includes a community 'Changing Places' facility which is available to the general public please contact reception for access prior to arrival.

DMBC lead for arts and leisure for people with disabilities: Anna Fusco: 01384 816587

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Queens Cross Network

Queens Cross Network is located near the centre of Dudley, in Wellington Road and provides building based support and community opportunities for people who have a physical disability/sensory impairment.

Queens Cross Network is currently operating Monday to Friday, but with the added benefit of frequent evening and weekend activities and events, as requested by people who use the service. We offer high quality personalised day opportunities, where people who attend always come first.

Queens Cross network is a Safe Places Venue and a Community Information Point and our excellent toilet facilities are registered with the changing places website.

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Disability in Action

Disability in Action provide support for disabled people by disabled people. This organisation are very proud to be the first, completely user led organisation in Dudley, West Midlands. Disability in Action specialises in providing various support and information services for people who have a disability. We provide a comprehensive peer support service on any issues relating to your personal budget or direct Payment.

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Transport and Mobility

Adult social care transport provides a specialist, accessible transport service to assessed service users. A network of providers work in partnership to meet the travel needs of vulnerable adults in Dudley.

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