Daily and weekend activities

A varied provision of activities is available for clients at Lighthouse which includes cooking, photography, music and art but using the facilities in the wider community is encouraged also. Clients steer and suggest what activities could be facilitated and when.

Home grown vegetables and herbs for use in the kitchen

Links with the local community

Lighthouse has developed good links with Northmoor Community Centre which provides a diverse range of services and activities such as money and welfare advice, a walking group, a cookery club and a community café. Clients can easily access the centre, which is only a few minutes walk from Lighthouse.

Clients are also encouraged to visit other local amenities such as the leisure centre which has a swimming pool.

Volunteer work

Lighthouse is able to arrange for clients to participate in voluntary work as part of their activity programme as a way to broaden the experience and gain valuable new skills. Discussions on suitable opportunities linked to client’s interests would take place during the initial meeting.

Music sessions and art classes

Vegetable garden

Part of the rear garden space has been converted into a vegetable garden with a greenhouse and several raised beds. Clients can take responsibility for all aspects of growing their own vegetables from ground preparation through to planting seeds, watering and harvesting.

Music sessions and art classes

There is a dedicated music rooms where clients can receive tuition either on a 1-2-1 or group basis. Tuition is friendly and informal with guitar and drum sessions very popular amongst clients.
The well equipped art room is an inspirational environment for creative sessions. Clients are able to choose from the range of materials including pastels, watercolours and old paints to express themselves in their art work.

Weekend trips

Days out provide a change of scenery for clients and the opportunity to visit new places. Popular outings have included a trip to Liverpool and to see Anthony Gormley’s sculptures ‘Another Place’ on there beach at Crosby.

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Weekend trips

Days out provide a change of scenery for clients and the opportunity to visit new places. Popular outings have included a trip to Liverpool and to see Anthony Gormley’s sculptures ‘Another Place’ on there beach at Crosby.