Showcase for centre that helps people from age of eight to 80

Lama trekking at Broomhill Farm.
Lama trekking at Broomhill Farm.

A centre that helps people with special needs and troubled youngsters is holding an open day to showcase what it has to offer.

Futures Alternative Learning and Development Centre is a charity based at Broomhill Farm, Grindleton and the open day takes place this Saturday, November 21st, from 10 am to 2pm.

This is a chance for you to meet the team at the animal therapy centre for disabled children and adults offering supported day care and respite facilities throughout the year.

All the actvities at the centre are available to people up to the age of 80 who have learning disabilities or who are disasdvantaged within society including offering qualifications in studies for young people at risk of exclusion.

The fully qualified and dedicated team of staff will be on hand to show visitors around the centre which also delivers skills in cooking and baking and works with primary and secondary schools delivering alternative education. The centre also runs weekend activities to outdoor centres and half term activities for youngsters aged eight to 19. It also supports dementia and elderly day care activities.

Tea, coffee and cakes will be available at the open day and new and used tack will also be for sale. All money raised will be donated to the centre.