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Craftworks is part of the Percy Hedley Foundation.
They support disabled people with cerebral palsy as well as people with communication impairments, learning difficulties sensory impairments and complex learning, social care and therapeutic needs.
It is a fully accessible community based workshop where you can develop your confidence and skills in both woodwork and metal crafting. There is a specialist team who can support you and provide a range of recreational and learning opportunities for disabled adults.
Craftworks also offers an Accessible Shed Project (also known as Men’s Sheds project). This is an accessible work space where people of all abilities can come together socially to access a fully equipped workshop to work on practical projects. There is a cost to access the workshop depending upon the chosen activity. You can book a a free taster session if you would like to find out more. Booking is essential. Evening and weekend sessions are also available.
Craftworks also offers work experience, individual/group or community projects and recognised qualifications.