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Autism Acceptance 2024

Autism Acceptance 2024 World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognised day on 2 April every year. There are events all over the world to raise awareness to improve the lives of people on the spectrum World Autism Awareness Day - EN | United Nations The National Autistic Society have World Autism Week, they provide […]

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Funding Lifeworks have received funding from Cash 4 Clubs and Leek Building Society. £2000 from Cash 4 Clubs towards "sporting activities, to help mental health, wellbeing and reduce social isolation" over a 6 month period from March to September, and £1500 from Leek Building Society towards activities in conjunction with Green Door at Westport Lake. […]

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What's on this month

Calendar  Take a look at the client social groups, carer support groups (in green), and any other events we have on this month. If you would like to attend but are not a client please contact us    

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Volunteer Befrienders

Befrienders We are looking for compassionate, friendly Volunteer Befrienders (18+) with good communication and organisational skills. The role will include helping to build social interaction by establishing and maintaining a friendly, sympathetic and professional relationship. Encouraging engagement with Lifeworks and other organisations activities, to help the client gain confidence through social interaction and valuable life […]

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Rep Play Fundraiser

Every year we hold a fundraising event at Stoke-on-Trent Repertory Theatre, to raise funds for Lifeworks so we can continue to support our clients and carers. £532 was raised from ticket sales, raffle, and donations. Lifeworks would like to thank everyone who organised, shared, donated, and attended. Thank you for supporting Lifeworks Staffordshire.

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ADHD Support Groups

ADHD Support Groups Please see our new ADHD support group run by one of our volunteers. This group takes place in the Lifeworks office. Please contact us for details and future dates.  

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Funding Postcode Local Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Lifeworks are grateful to have received a grant for £25,000 from the Trust to fund a Lifeworks Outreach Worker for one year. We received this funding on the 1st August 2023.  

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Autism Acceptance 2023

Autism Acceptance 2023 World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognized day on 2 April every year. There are events all over the world to raise awareness to improve the lives of people on the spectrum World Autism Awareness Day - EN | United Nations The National Autistic Society have World Autism Week, they provide […]

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What is Autism

The Autistic Spectrum A Better Understanding The Autistic Spectrum is complex and diverse. We at Lifeworks hope the following information will help you gain a more in-depth understanding of this condition and those that may co-exist with it e.g. Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder to name just a few.  See below how Autism and […]

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Ear Defenders

If you have sensory sensitivity, you can look at ear defenders or earplugs to help reduce noise. If this option is too expensive you can look at cheaper versions, although these might not be as effective.  

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Donating this Christmas

Lyme Lottery Play Lyme Lottery this Christmas and you could win £1000 to spend at John Lewis, or up to £25,000!! Tickets from £1 Support Lifeworks Staffordshire when you play Lyme Lottery - Lyme Lottery   Easyfundraising Please remember to use #easyfundraising when you do your Christmas shopping. Over 6,000 shops and sites will donate […]

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Coronavirus Update

31st January 2022 The Lifeworks office is now open for booked appointments only. To make an appointment, you must be a client or carer of Lifeworks. You can request an appointment by phone, email, or text. To make a new referral please contact us To protect our staff, trustees, volunteers, and clients, we are not […]

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The Reason I Jump

The Reason I Jump Based on the bestselling book by Naoki Higashida, the film blends Higashida’s deeply personal descriptions of his autism, written when he was just 13, with intimate portraits of five non-speaking autistic people from around the world as they go about their daily lives. More detailed information about the film is available […]

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Keele University Conference 2017

As part of our Big Lottery Project Lifeworks organised an Autism Spectrum Conference at Keele University which took place on the 5th October 2017. The purpose of this was to raise awareness and to help professionals, students and anyone else interested in autistic spectrum conditions to understand and engage with people on the spectrum more […]

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Lifeworks Community Computers

Lifeworks Community Computers LCC was started by Mike Gibson to support people on the Autistic Spectrum, by carrying out repairs and upgrades to computers, teaching clients and carers how to use and build them, as well as supplying computers to the members of Lifeworks. Unfortunately, Lifeworks have had no choice but to close this service […]

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Thank You For Your Support and Donations

Thank you Lifeworks would like to thank Carl Greatbatch for his birthday fundraiser, Keele University volunteers, Leek Cycling Club, Morrisons Collection, ASDA, Stoke-on-Trent Rep Theatre, Boogie Night, Sponsored Run and Walk volunteers, Leek Carers, Leek Rotary, Asda, Tesco, Holy Trinity Church, Co-op, Sponsored Swim volunteers, Gritstone Walk volunteers, Newcastle Lions, and to all those who […]

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Open Day 2019

Lifeworks had a fantastic open day on the 15th February 2019. The mayor of Newcastle-under-Lyme Gill Heesom came to officially open Lifeworks at our new premises in Merrial Street, Newcastle. Our CEO Louise Zandian, our staff, trustees, volunteers and some of our clients and carers came along to support us, as well as professionals from the […]

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Christmas Tombola

Christmas Tombola Christmas fundraiser Friday 6th December Thanks to all who organised, attended and donated to us. Lifeworks Christmas Tombola. Raffle, craft items, cakes and a Dalek! Photos of our CEO, staff, volunteers, clients, carers and the candidate for Newcastle Labour MP Carl Greatbatch.

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