Care with a Difference Activity Centre

Type of service:
1 Spencer Parade, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 5AA
Telephone number:
01604 832346
Mobile number:
07568 357969
Service description:
An activity centre specifically designed to provide a wide range of services to adults with disabilities.

The Care with a Difference team are dedicated to providing an outstanding range of services that make a significant difference to the lives of their service-users. They provide one-to-one care, group activities, and social events for adults with disabilities. The team are particularly proud of Dance with a Difference - a fantastic dance class for adults with disabilities.

The centre has a coffee shop serving snacks and drinks, a pool table, a fully-qualified (and insured) beauty therapist and a professional dance studio. It is conveniently located in the town centre, and is easily accessible by public transport. There is also limited parking on the premises.

Regular clubs and activities include:

Arts and crafts club

The Arts and Crafts club is held on Mondays 10am to 2:30pm.

Make and Play

This group meets on Wednesdays from 11.00 am until 1.00 pm

Knit and Natter

Knitters and Natterers meet on Thursdays from 11.00 to 12.30

A drama club

The Drama Club meets on Fridays 1:30pm to 3pm.

A choir club

The Choir meet on Saturdays 1pm to 2:30pm.

Care with a Difference Tuesday Disco

A disco is held at the Plough Hotel on Tuesday evenings (7pm to 9:30pm).

Dance with a Difference

Dance with a Difference dance classes including Wheelchair dancing, dance, and tap.
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Age range:
18 years - 99 years
Opening hours:
Monday 11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 11:00 - 17:00
Thursday 11:00 - 16:00
Friday 11:00 - 15:30
Saturday 11:00 - 16:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
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