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At Devonport Park Activity Centre we, at Routeways, deliver a range of fun, challenging activities for families, children and young people with a range of abilities specialising in Autism, ADHD and/or mental health.  We offer access to a natural environment in the heart of the City with a variety of activities including horticulture, outdoor education, creative play, music, cooking and personal development. The project is supported by a range of local partners.

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Where are we?

Devonport Park Activity Centre, Fore Street, Devonport, Plymouth PL1 4BU   01752 300700

How to find us 

What We Currently Offer At Devonport Park Activity Centre:

 

Growing Together

For young people with a disability aged 16 - 24 offering vocational opportunities to learn and improve their skills in cooking, gardening, woodwork, computers, personal development and employability skills, social enterprise opportunities and other social activities. 

When: Wednesday (10am - 1pm) 

            Friday (12.30pm - 4.30pm)

Cost: £5 per session

Reserve your place click here or visit on https://bookwhen.com/routeways

 

Youth Club

For young people with a disability from 14 - 24 offering trips out, social opportunities, on-site activities (movie nights, games night, disco, recycled fashion shows, pamper sessions)

When: Every Thursday (7pm - 9pm) - (alternate weeks at the Beckly Centre and Devonport Park Activity Centre)

Cost: £3 per session

Reserve your place click here or visit on https://bookwhen.com/routeways

 

In Other Words

In Other Words is a mental health related supportive self-governing group with fun activities and ongoing development opportunities. The group helps build confidence, self-esteem and belief in a non-judgemental, confidential, safe and non-clinical environment.

A chance to share your experience of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service in Plymouth and help shape the future of the Service in Plymouth with regular drop-ins from CAMHS staff.

You could be part of our closed facebook page or meet regularly face to face, maybe even taking part in some activities. You could be involved in:

  • Promoting Mental Health issues
  • Organising events to raise the awareness of mental health in young people
  • Mystery Shopper
  • Young Commissioner
  • Participation in interview panels
  • Shadow board meetings with the NHS

Current age range from 14 years old

When: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month (4pm - 7pm)

Cost: Free

Reserve your place click here or visit on https://bookwhen.com/routeways

For further information contact

Rose 01752 856719 or 07920 558543

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Children's Minds - Families Matter

Children’s Minds ~ Families Matter is a free parent participation project focussed on children and young people’s mental health led by Routeways, supported by Plymouth Parent Carer Voice.

Running on the 2nd Saturday of every month the group is attended by James Cook from the Child Development Centre and Ruth Houghton, CAMHS Community Team Leader. Routeways staff run fun activities for the young people in a separate space allowing parents/carers the opportunity to share their experiences and voice their concerns in a relaxed supportive environment.

When: 2nd Saturday of every month (2pm - 4pm)

Cost: Free

Reserve your place click here or visit on https://bookwhen.com/routeways

For further information contact

Rose 01752 856719 or 07920 558543

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Rooted Club

For young people with a disability aged 8 - 13 offering opportunities to get involved in cooking, gardening, crafts and other social activities. 

When: Saturdays 10am - 1pm (all year round)

Cost: Fees are £5 per child, paid on attendance (additional costs may apply if support workers are needed contact us for more detail)

Reserve your place click here or visit on https://bookwhen.com/routeways

 

Little Seeds, Stay and Play

Drop in toddler/pre-school group for children of all abilities with their parent/carer.

Garden based play activities, be prepared to get messy!

When: Every Friday 11.30 am - 1.30 pm 

Cost: £2 per family **Please note that from 1st November this will increase to £3 per family**

 

Volunteers

If you are 18 or over you could be a volunteer. Coming from a wide range of backgrounds and abilities, our volunteers help with many jobs around the gardens and buildings. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided!

When: Wednesdays 10am - 1pm

 

For further information contact  Rose 01752 856719 or 07920 558543

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In case you need help

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For information, advice or guidance about any of our services.

 

Call Us

Phone 01752 300700
Monday-Thursday: 9am to 5pm
Friday: 9am to 4:30pm

 

Email Us

You can send us an email directly at Enquiries@routeways.org.uk or use our contact page.

 

Visit Us

We have 2 Plymouth based offices, click here to see which one is best for you.