The DOVE Project offer a range of modernised Day Opportunities through our innovative “Inclusion and Training” programmes. Operating in Devon and Plymouth, we offer group based support through our hubs and training houses, with a focus on maintaining and developing new skills, enhancing inclusion and increasing levels of independence.
Evolve – Plymouth
Evolve offer specialised transition support for young people with learning disabilities and autism from the age of 16 through a group based programme of activities. We can provide support alongside college placements or upon completion of education. We also offer independent living training and overnight stays at our skills development house in Plymouth. This can be accessed by people who are looking to move into supported living environment in the future, or as a more person focused form of “respite”.
Please visit the Evolve website for more information.
Personal Development Programme – Plymouth
Our Personal Development Programme (PDP) offers a range of group based activities from our City centre Hub and Art Studio. We offer a wide range of community based activities including; conservation and horticulture projects, sporting opportunities, independent living skills and social events. Our Art Studio offers various enterprise projects and art workshops within a relaxed and creative social environment.
Training and Support Hub – Ivybridge
Our Training and Support Hub offers a wide range of group based activities from our base in Ivybridge and includes accredited training through the AQA Unit Award Scheme. Our weekday “Personal Development Programme” is comprised of the following areas: Independent Living Skills, Retail and Vocational Training, The Art Studio and Community Inclusion (incorporating Community Work Projects, Sports and Fitness sessions and Social events).
The programme runs from Monday to Friday and also includes some evening sessions. We also provide support with vocational profiling and gaining work experience for people wishing to explore employment opportunities. We work closely with our Evolve and Supported Living teams to provide a variety of person centred support options.