SEND Local Offer for Coventry - Support - Grapevine

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Grapevine helps all kinds of people experiencing isolation, poverty and disadvantage to build better lives. They offer practical guidance, advocacy and support centred around the person.

Grapevine have a variety of programmes and initiatives, including some specific programmes focussed on the needs and strengths of young people with disabilities. 

Help and Connect

Help and Connect works with people who have a learning disability and autism (18+ and not in receipt of social care services).
Its purpose is to help people get ahead of their problems by focussing on the following things: 

  • Staying healthy
  • Staying safe
  • Getting work
  • Building friendships, connections and support networks.

Accelerate 

A project working with people with a learning disability or autism looking to gain paid employment. Journey guides work on a one-to-one basis with participants, helping them understand and navigate the world of work.

Teenvine Plus 

Grapevine wants learning disabled youngsters to have the relationships, confidence and skills they need in order to mature into independent young adults able to achieve their ambitions.

Teenvine Plus works intensively with around 20 young people a year who each get:

  • A plan for the young adult life they want
  • A sustainable circle of supporters to help implement it
  • A young non-disabled volunteer who will strengthen their voice and help navigate hurdles
  • The support of an advocate when dealing with school, college and other care or support services.

Grapevine is based at 123 Upper Spon Street, Spon End, Coventry, CV1 3BQ

For more information please visit the Grapevine website

Telephone

024 7663 1040

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