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The Elves Love Buddies

Buddies would like to thank Eric Coulter and Rachel Erskine who spent a full day at work last month dressed as Christmas Elves in an effort to raise a target amount of £2000 for Buddies. In total, they raised £3400. This is absolutely tremendous and we are all extremely appreciative of Rachel and Eric's contribution to help Buddies and our young people!


We're Back!

Happy New Year to everyone! We hope you all had a good break over the holidays

We can only apologise that there was a bit of website downtime just before the holidays and after the New Year. But we're back!

Old posts from this page are being archived into the news section. Please feel free to look over some of our events from 2018.

Children's Services

Children's Services

We have a range of services for children and young people affected by disability inc. Autism Spectrum Disorder. These services are for age 5 – 19.

Adult Services


We offer a range of services for young adults from age 19 – 35 years. Some are detailed here and we are always open to new ideas and suggestions.



Buddies Club Nursery provides child care and education for children Aged 0–5 years.

Adventure Breaks

Here are some of our happy teams on their Adventure Breaks - more details in Our Adventure Breaks Section

The Team welcome you to Buddies...





  • Buddies was established almost 25 years ago to provide community based play/ leisure, social and recreational opportunities for a range of children, young people and adults with disabilities and additional needs. 


  • We strive to develop independence, choice, and the opportunity to be valued as individuals allowing our child ren, young people and adults and their families to lead as normal lives as possible.


  • We have developed in recent years and now help around 200 families.  


  • We have a high quality mainstream nursery on site. 


  • Keep checking our website for news of new sports, arts and lifestyle skills programmes. We're continuing to evolve constantly and still provide high quality services.                                

 Jane Hook M.B.E  M.A.
Founder and Company Secretary.

 Read more about us here....

Events Calendar

Find out the latest times for our various clubs and events here.

                     Just wanted to let you know how much we appreciate the Adventure Breaks that Buddies now run. Melissa loved her last one and is already looking forward to the next.
Sandra Paton

Image Gallery

Check out the latest photos posted to our online image gallery here.

Information for Parents and Carers...

Information for Professionals...

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