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The Markfield Project

Children and young people | Children | Families | Youth | Health and social care | Disability | People and communities | Disability | Social justice and democracy | Employment

Where to find us

Markfield Project, Markfield Road, London, N15 4RB

https://www.markfield.org.uk/

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Organisation aims / mission / values

  • To enable disabled, Deaf and autistic people to be themselves, take risks and live life to the full
  • To focus on the needs of the whole family and break down isolation
  • To promote respect of disabled, Deaf and autistic people and support their full participation in society
Soft play on our Summer Play scheme

Soft play on our Summer Play scheme

How we deliver these aims

We run inclusive after school clubs and holiday playschemes where disabled and non-disabled children play together. Markfield’s highly trained staff are experienced in including children with a wide range of disabilities. We have youth clubs in the afternoon and evening with music, art, sport, films, where young people can socialise, relax and choose activities they enjoy. Our daytime and evening social clubs for adults with learning disabilities, autism or Aspergers Syndrome include dance, art, trips and discussion groups. We have a wide range of family support services running at Markfield and outreach at other local venues. Our services aim to empower families to advocate for their rights, access services and participate in decision making. We focus on ways families can build supportive networks and get involved in the local community. We offer face to face and telephone advice, an information hub, free parent group coffee mornings and a monthly family club. We also community drop in sessions for all local families such as our Saturday Open Access adventure play and Under 5’s stay and play.

Who benefits from our work

The Markfield Project is an inclusive community hub which benefits the local community and residents of Haringey.

Volunteer roles

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Volunteer Maintenance work on Playground Structure

Volunteer Maintenance work on Playground Structure

The Markfield Project

To enable disabled, Deaf and autistic people to be themselves, take risks and live life to the full

Location: Haringey Type: Individuals, Groups, Corporate groups, Trustee / Committee Member

Location

Markfield Project, Markfield Road, London, N15 4RB