NEWS

Keep up to date with the latest news from the FCDC and other local groups.

What’s on in May and June?

Are you looking for an event to attend with your family or want a space to talk to others about your experiences?  In May and June we have a number of sessions running that might interest you. Music and the Deaf Workshop - 2nd June 11am - 3pm - £5 (including lunch for...

What emotional support do you need as a parent of a deaf child?

Here at The Family Centre we pride ourselves on listening to our members and providing the support that will really make a difference.  We currently run monthly Parent Space groups on Saturday mornings and are also considering a weekday time following requests.  We...

Another successful coffee morning and parent space

Thank you to everyone who came to our coffee morning on the 12th May.  It was a great session as we had a talk from Joao Roe, the Head of Sensory Support Services.  We discussed social emotional development and friendship, focusing on the importance of social...

Network Counselling – Affordable counselling for everyone

Network Counselling is based at Elm Park in Filton and offers: - Confidential counselling for individuals and a small number of couples - A service that is affordable to all and open to anyone aged 16 or over irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnic origin...

Thank you to our donors and volunteers

We really appreciate the generous donations we receive as they make a real difference to the families we support. In the Easter holidays we organised a Family Day with an Easter Egg Hunt, and have plans for an outdoor adventure club for older children, including...

Volunteer with us!

We rely on the incredible generosity of our volunteers to help run activities. Experience of working with deaf children and knowledge of BSL is an advantage, but not essential. In return, we can offer: – An opportunity to work in a rewarding environment – An induction...

Dates for our 2018 Coffee Mornings

Our coffee morning provide an opportunity for parents to chat and for children to meet up. Crafts and games available each week and most weeks a workshop or activity will also take place. They will take place on the second Saturday of each month. All family members...

Our rowing team

We are looking for additional members to join our Rowing Team! This is a great opportunity for the children! They will be coached by British Rowing with the support of Young Bristol in their 6 seater Pilot Gig. All children aged 10 and above welcome to come and give...

Inclusive climbing

Weekly rock climbing sessions are held at Redpoint Climbing Centre, 40 Winterstoke Road, BS3 2NW. These are currently run on alternate Wednesday and Thursday evenings with three time slots available: 6.15-7.15pm(Weds), 6.30-7.30pm(Thurs) and 7.30-8.30pm (Weds) Deaf...

Grandparents and Families Sign Language Courses

We are current running another 8 week sign language course for friends and families, running through to December. Please let us know whether you would be interested in any other signing classes. We are currently working with other organisations in order to provide...