Ignite2 is a Supported Employment project offering participants the opportunity to engage in their local community, improve their employability and secure paid or voluntary work with ongoing in-work support.
In partnership with six other disability organisations, we support people already in employment who are at risk of losing their jobs. The service supports employees with a learning disability or autism working 10 hours or more.
Next Steps supports adults to develop their independence, social skills, a healthy lifestyle and employability skills by offering a range of interesting and challenging activities throughout the week.
Tap2 & Engage support adults to develop their independence, social skills, a healthy lifestyle and employability skills by offering interesting and challenging activities throughout the week. Activities including cookery, arts and crafts, ICT skills and training courses are delivered at the base in head office.
Project Connect provides practical support to young people with Learning disability and/or autism aged 16-20 who are preparing to leave school. This includes travel training, money management, independent living skills and activities that promote a healthy lifestyle.
Project Fusion provides individually based activities to young people who are considered harder to reach to support them to overcome personal challenges. The project enables young people to develop their employability and communication skills by offering work placement and training opportunities.
Project Clasp provides opportunities for participants to socialise with each other during evenings and weekends at various groups and clubs including Adventurers, 18-30 Group, Socialites, Happy Go Lucky (45+ age group) and more.
Orchardville DFC was launched in September 2018 as a result of successfully competing in the George Best Community Cup. With the support of the IFA Orchardville established a competitive football team to participate in the Northern Ireland Disability Football League.