Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Positive Path Foundation

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Positive Path Foundation is a charity set up to support the development of friendship for adults with both learning difficulties and physical challenges from age 16yrs old and over. The areas covered currently are Hampshire and Dorset, with a view to expand in the future.

The Foundation organises social events that enables their members to meet new people, socialise, enjoy being out in the community and gain new friendship skills.

Should friendships turn into something more, our staff are on hand to chaperone our members on dates, giving them a level of independence to grow their relationship while being kept in a safe environment. Emotional support is also offered to our couples.

We offer an extensive range of social events and workshops designed to help our members grow in self -esteem, confidence and independence. Activities include social events such as discos, live gigs and visits to cinemas, theatres and restaurants. Workshops, covering subjects such as communication skills, drama, travel training, money management and cookery, are also available.

Additional services when you join Positive Path Foundation include dating chaperones and counselling which can be offered individually to members to help them overcome certain obstacles they face, collectively as a family or just for our members or their parents/guardians individually.

As well as group events we like to hold days out in smaller numbers for selected interests and new adventures such as shopping, paint ball, pampering, archery, white water rafting and quad biking. Our aim is to introduce as many new experiences as possible to our members that they have yearned to do but never had the confidence or opportunity to carry out. These are provided on a maximum of four members to provide a really special day.

All events are optional, you choose which ones you would like to attend, nothing at Positive Path Foundation is imposed upon you, it is your choice in what you would like to take part in.

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Venue/Contact Details
Area coverage
Pan Dorset
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Times and Costs
Opening times:
Please visit our website for programme of events and activities.
Further opening details:
  • Evening
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
  • All Year Round
Contact provider directly for costs
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
From 12 years to 99 years
Booking Information:
Booking is required.
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