This means they want friends, and maybe a partner too.
This is a basic human right, and that is why Mates ‘n’ Dates was created, to help make this a reality for people.
Seeing the hurdles that some members have to contend with in life is really humbling and makes you appreciate what you have.
Volunteer People with learning disabilities want to be the same as everybody else.
It has made me more tolerant and able to cope with everyday life.
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We offer greater opportunities for social activities with the chance of forming friendships or more, in a supported environment. Member The project counts over 200 members between the age of 18 and 75 with the large majority attending our various events regularly.
Mates 'n' Dates is based in Witney, but organises a range of social events across Oxfordshire. Members tell us the project makes a huge difference in their lives; giving them a unique chance to: access a range of experiences they wouldn't be able to access otherwise, such as meet new people, build trusted friendships, in some cases lasting relationships and marriages.
So if you are currently single and live in Suffolk why not take a look at our main singles events listings on our website.
Select your age group and the singles event you would like to try and simply click to book.
We are building the best local Witney directory for dating.
Mates 'n' Dates is a Friendship and Dating Network established over 10 years ago for adults with learning disabilities living in and around Oxfordshire.
Instead they report feeling happier, valued and optimistic about their lives.
This work wouldn't be possible without the dedicated support of approximately 30 community volunteers who get involved in all aspects of the project (e.g.