It can be hard to find things to do and places to go if you or someone in your family has a disability or additional needs. We've put together some links that offer ideas and advice.
We feature lots of events, activities, days out and breaks in the FIND newsletter which is free to all families that live in Lancashire that include a child with SEND who have registered on the FIND Database. We also post updates on our local offer Facebook page.
We've also put together a list of accessible and inclusive activities run by organisations across Lancashire that offer activities for children and young people with special needs or disabilities (and their families).
If you are a young person and would like to speak to someone about what is available in Lancashire you can call find contacts on the youth zone for advisers who can help you to find leisure opportunities to meet your individual needs.
If you're into sports or want to get active check out our list of accessible and inclusive activities for local inclusive sports clubs or check out these websites:
Volunteering can be a way to meet new people, learn new skills and make a difference to your community. See our volunteering opportunities to find out more.
If you're aged 15-17 you can take part in the National Citizen Service (NCS).
There are various activities provided by the Children and Family Wellbeing Service (previously children's centres) for younger children and their families like stay and play sessions, clubs and groups. Activities are usually for children under five but some centres have activities for older children with additional needs. We've compiled a list of some of the groups and activities for younger children and you can check with your local Children and Family Wellbeing Service to find out what's going on near you.
Scope - tips about leisure activities including days out, games and holidays for disabled children, young people and adults.
Carers Trust - discounts for you and the person you care for.
Motability - Rough Guide to Accessible Britain free download - advice and information about inclusive and accessible days out for people of all abilities.
The Radar national key scheme (NKS) offers disabled people independent access to locked public toilets around the country by using a special key which you can buy from Disability Rights UK (external link).
Changing places (external link) provide extra facilities for people who cannot use standard accessible toilets.