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The Yard

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Organisation Name The Yard
Organisation Details The Yard is an award-winning charity running adventure play services for disabled children, young people and their families in the east of Scotland. We offer disabled children and their siblings the chance to experience creative, adventurous indoor and outdoor play in a well-supported environment. Since we opened in 1986, our services have grown significantly, but we will always retain our holistic approach and ethos of a child-centred and child-led play service.
Organisation Services - Training in a variety of disability awareness and skills courses, including: signalong, understanding autism and play inclusive. - Bespoke disability training - Holiday activities for disabled children - Education on additional support needs - Play services for disabled children and young people (0-25 years) - Respite for families with disabled children and young people
Address The Yard
22 Eyre Place Lane
Headquarters Area Edinburgh
Area(s) of Operation Dundee City
Legal Structure Co ltd by guarantee
Charity Yes
Charity Number SC002538
Category Other Third Sector
Supported Business No
Employee Range 50-99
Turnover Range £1 - £5 million
Contact Jenny MacDonald
Quality Policy No
Quality Standards Awards
Quality Standard Award (Other) Peninsula Award for excellent employment practice; Nancy Ovens Award in Positive Support for Play
Economic Sectors Health
Leisure Services
Social Care/Personal Services
Social Clubs
Economic Sector (Other)
Contracting Experience We have delivered contracts
We have managed large grants
We have managed complex projects involving a large number of funders
Interested as An Individual Organisation
Tendering Experience Our organisation has a track record of winning tendered contracts
Community Benefits Support to people with disabilities
Support to young people
Support to disadvantaged communities
Community development impact