Links – Local

Here are some links to providers of information, support and services in the Worcestershire area. Click on the organisation’s title or logo to visit their website. We’ve included phone and Facebook links too, where available.

If you know of an organisation that you would like us to show on this page, then please contact us via our Facebook page.



Blakebrook Gym Club

A club for gymnasts with disabilities. Coaching include trampolining, bar, floor and beam. Training sessions at Wyre Forest School with a focus on competitions, particularly the annual Poole Disability Gymnastics Open Competition.
01562 744685

Blue Badge Applications

The Blue Badge Parking Scheme (parking badges for disabled people) provides parking concessions both nationally and in Europe, for people with a permanent and substantial disability, whether the person is the driver or the passenger.Worcs County Council


Core Assets Children’s Services

Delivering Independent Support to young people and their families in partnership with local Information, advice and Support services (IASS), previously known as Parent Partnership Services (PPS), Local Authorities, and Parent Carer Forums (PCF).


Glamba – Percussion workshops

Experience the thrills of drum and dance with a
workshop by Glamba members and experienced
teachers, Nick and Karen Ledbury. Workshops available for schools, colleges, youth groups, play schemes and corporate events.
01527 577854.
Glamba Facebook page


Jubilee Swimming Club

The Jubilee Swimming club is a charitable organisation exclusively for those with a mental or physical disability of any kind and is open to all age ranges. Sessions on Saturday afternoons, at Stourport Sports Centre.
01562 730989
Jubilee Swimming Club Facebook page

jubilee swimming


KDYT, Kidderminster & District Youth Trust

A range of services for young people, partner agencies and the local community, including youth clubs, sports facilities and sports sessions (basketball, boxing, jujitsu, football, muay thai) , room hire, one-to-one support, anger management sessions.
01562 228113
KDYT Facebook page



New Hope

Daytime short break care , for children aged 6-19 years of age. Open every school holiday throughout the year, and every Saturday.
01905 355295
New Hope Facebook page
New Hope

Nineveh Ridge Care Farm

Care farming as a base for improving peoples’ mental and physical health. Fresh air, stimulating activities and laughter.
01299 832 864
Nineveh Ridge Facebook page 


North Worcestershire DIAL

Free and independent, confidential, information and advice service. N.W. Dial covers North Worcestershire, the districts of Bromsgrove, Redditch and Wyre Forest.

NW Dial’s aim is to empower disabled people their families, carers, friends and relevant professionals through the provision of an information and advice service.
0845 200 1072
N worcs DIAL



(Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service – Formerly Parent Partnership)

SEND Information, Advice and Support Service is at arm’s length from Worcestershire’s Children’s Services and we are able to give independent and neutral advice. We support parents/carers of children with SEND, children and young people themselves and provide many services to facilitate this support.
Website includes factsheets, news of events, SEN services and support groups.
Includes this very helpful list of links to services and support groups.
01905 768153

Sociables and Crews Hub (Formerly Kidz First)

A charity providing a range of exciting and inclusive play care services for children of all abilities plus supported work placements for adults with disabilities/special needs. Based next to Wharton Park Golf Club at Long Bank, Bewdley.
01299 400655
Sociables and Crews Facebook page

Special Olympics Worcestershire

Special Olympics Worcestershire aims to provide year round sports training and competitions in a variety of Olympic type sports for all children and adults with learning difficulties, giving the continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness with other Special Olympic athletes and the community. Meets every Thursday night between 6.00pm & 7.30pm at The Ryland Centre, New Road, Bromsgrove.
Special Olympics Facebook page

special olympics

Stourport Riding Centre

Riding lessons to everyone aged 4 years and upwards on our exceptional selection of horses and ponies.
01299 251125
Stourport Riding Centre Facebook page
Stourport riding centre


Wild Goose Training

Wildgoose Rural Training Centre is a 1.5 acre small holding, providing opportunities for all people interested in working with the land and animals to get involved, receive training and have some fun along the way.
01905 620840

wild goose

Worcester Parent Carers Community

The Worcestershire Parent and Carers’ Community (WPCC) is a local charity that supports families across the county all of whom have a child with a disability or additional need.
WPCC Facebook page

Worcester Snoezelen

Four individual multi-sensory rooms, hydrotherapy pool, soft play area and creative arts rooms. All rooms can be booked on an individual or group basis.
01905 748229
Snoezelen Facebook page
Snoezelen logo

Worcestershire Association of Carers

An independent source of information, advice and support for the 60,000 unpaid adult carers in Worcestershire.
Website includes information, handbooks, legal and financial guides, links to useful websites (local and national) and online learning info and support.
0300 012 4272
Worcestershire Association of Carers Facebook page
Worcs Association of Carers

 Worcestershire County Council – Disabilities

Links to information regarding assistive tech, Blue Badge parking scheme, SEN, children with disabilities, hearing impairment, visual impairment, Independent Living Fund, Connect Centres.
Worcs County Council

Wyre Forest School

Broad spectrum special needs school for children aged 2 to 18 in Kidderminster.
01562 827785



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