TouchBase

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A unique day centre for people of all ages

Located in Glasgow, TouchBase includes day support services, arts, music, drama and outdoors opportunities, a community cafe and accessible meeting rooms.

Based in Kinning Park, Glasgow, TouchBase provides specialised services and support in a welcoming, safe and accessible environment, for disabled children, young people and adults. It can be used as a drop-in service, a base for access to the wider community and a place for people to pursue their own interests. Support is tailored to meet people's needs through discussions with the person, families and carers. We also provide support with health care needs and personal care. At TouchBase you can choose from a range of opportunities including:

Children and Young Peoples' support includes:

  • School holidays
  • After school
  • Evenings or weekends
  • Going to the cubs or brownies
  • Making new friends
  • Creating presents to take home

Adult support includes:

  • Learning new skills
  • Taking part in activities you enjoy
  • Meeting new friends

Vocational Skills and continuing education:

  • Support to access various colleges in the Glasgow area
  • Completion of ASDAN qualification

The adults, young people and children who use our services can also participate in ASDAN qualifications. ASDAN offers programmes and qualifications that explicitly grow skills for learning, skills for employment and skills for life. Other opportunities include supported employment at TouchBase.

Arts:

  • Drama and performance groups
  • Visual Art
  • Music
  • Woodcraft

Sense Scotland's arts programme provides a vibrant and creative environment for disabled people with communication support needs. With nearly 20 years experience in using the arts as a tool for communication and creative expression, we are a leading provider of accessible arts for disabled people.

Recreational and Social Activities:

  • Rebound therapy
  • Learning about food and baking
  • Social and friendship groups
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Walking groups
  • Sensory story telling
  • Relaxation
  • Developing computer skills

All recreational and social activities are available in group or one to one sessions, through both an ongoing and time limited basis.

Find out about the different ways you can access TouchBase services by contacting our Family Advisers.