Bev and Tash are walking for Branching Out!

by Vikki

                                                                                     On 8th June 2019 Proactive Support Worker Bev and daughter Tash are taking […]

The Barn Doors are in!

by Vikki

 The Old Doors After months of fundraising and waiting, there was a rumble of gratitude and excitement when Salmon Bros builders arrived to fit the new barn doors. We’re sure you will agree how wonderful they look and how they are going to provide a much more comfortable environment for our service users. We would […]

Fun Day raises a fantastic £1,660.51

by Vikki

The sun shone brightly on what proved to be our most successful family fun day so far. We raised the incredible amount of £1,660.21. It was a day of fun and frolics where pirates and princesses came together  to play games such as Human Fruit machine and Feed the Piggy or to win a prize […]

Ely Beer Festival Raises £350 for Branching Out…..

by sue

This year’s  Ely Beer Festival, held in January, raised a massive £350 for Branching Out. This money will be put towards our 2018/2019 fundraising campaign. We would like to thank all the organisers of the beer festival for their hard work and we are so grateful for the money you have raised for our campaign. […]

How does it feel when people are rude?

by sue

Fascinating and thought provoking article written by the sister of one of the adults with learning disabilities we support. Laura works for Certitude Well worth a read, if only to help you to understand how it feels. Please share http://www.certitude.org.uk/response-stares Certitude

Branching Out charity needs your help to raise money for a treadmill

by sue

We have been selected to receive funding from the Co-op Local Community Fund. It means that we will get a contribution towards to cost of buying a treadmill, so that we can help people with learning disabilities to become more active and healthy. But we need your help. The more support we get, the more […]

Branching Out and Social Care Apprentices

by sue

Branching Out is very excited to welcome two new Apprentices this month.  Shahna Shimmin and Kelsey Linney are both working towards Health & Social Care Level 2 with the College of West Anglia.  In addition they will also complete the Care Certificate and various other industry standard training to qualify them to support people with […]

What to expect if you have a family member attending Branching Out

by sue

Staff are on hand when service users arrive and engage in conversation, always listening to their replies.  Our Proactive Support Workers are all kind, friendly and supportive and all service users are treated as individuals, with their individual needs catered for.  Everyone is part of the team, whilst maintaining their individuality, ensuring positive outcomes according […]

Branching Out and Long Road Sixth Form College working together

by sue

Long RoadSixthForm College have been working with Branching Out on an Enterprise project.  The Enterprise project was designed to help students develop familiarity with real businesses as well as support businesses in and around Cambridgeshire with marketing expertise to address their business needs.  For Branching Out this involved the students designing postcards that reflect the […]

Vitality West Run 10k in London

by sue

Sharon and James Lee (they are cousins) are training hard for the Vitality West Run 10k in London later this year in aid of Branching Out. Sharon tells us that she was out training at 5 o’clock in the morning this week! If you want to sponsor them please click on the JustGiving button on our home […]