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Portsmouth Youth Holiday Scheme – Enable Ability (ages 18-25)

Brief description of what services your organisation offers

The core purpose of our service is to create a safe environment during the college holidays for young people to socialise, have fun and learn some vital life skills that will increase independence. We offer a wide variety of daily activities, including supported volunteering and work experience. We ensure our service gives the young people equal opportunities to develop their skills to allow them to integrate into work placements, mainstream settings or further specialist provisions. These sessions are designed to encourage physical activity, promoting a healthy lifestyle, learning about finance and opportunities to discuss mental health.

Where is the service is provided?

Based in the Heart of Portsmouth. Monday to Friday 10.00am to 4.00pm during college holidays.

What the organisation provides – types of interventions and support:

Our project ethos is decided on by the young people; they felt they wanted a service that offered them: a healthy active environment, supported learning towards independence and adulthood, positive friendships, growth and fun.


£15 per day

Who can access your service?

Young adults with mild to moderate learning or physical disability, or special educational need. Portsmouth resident (or educated within a Portsmouth college) Aged between 18 – 25 years.

What do you expect young people to gain from using your service?

While accessing our service we will endeavour to deliver a wide programme of activities to encourage and support the young people to meet their outcomes or personal goals, and give them skills to take on into adulthood and beyond. We also promote a safe, supportive environment and offer low rates for families to access the service for 6 hours a day.

How can this service be accessed and who to contact for further information?

Contact Enable Ability
Tel: 023 9267 1846
Mobile: 07519 924 247

How and who to make a complaint to:
Any concerns contact Richard Soutar (Enable Ability Manager)
Email: Office: 023 9267 1846 If phones are not answered please leave a message


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