Learning disabilities dating agency
This can leave them feeling lonely, isolated and depressed.
We know that this is one way of improving people’s physical and mental wellbeing, whilst opening up possibilities for the kind of relationships that others take for granted” With the funding, the organisation has not only been able to add to their existing Meet N Match Team to support growth, but will also be able to commence the long-term goal of developing the scheme across the Greater Manchester region.
They will be working closely with Dhiverse, which runs workshops around the issues of friendships, relationships, boundaries, sex, and online safety.
I’m so grateful that the National Lottery Community Fund understood what we are trying to achieve and are supporting the development of the project over the next three years” The Supported Loving Network, of which Meet N Match is a part of, found that only three per cent of people with a learning disability live with a partner, compared to 70 per cent of the general population.
The network also found that good support is the key in enabling people to develop and maintain relationships.
A DATING and friendship agency for people with learning disabilities has just received thousands of pounds in funding to bring the project to Greater Manchester.
The Meet N Match initiative is designed give people with learning disabilities and/or autism the opportunity to meet others and potentially find love.