ECHO is a leading provider of services for people living with disability in Herefordshire, aiming to make a real difference to the lives of those we support. We want to help them have choices and become valued members of their communities.

Without us there would not be 28 different projects offering everything from work-based day opportunities to exclusive club nights out. Our work puts members at the very centre of our services, responding to their needs and wishes. We are proud to include them in every aspect of this well-run organisation, from our inclusive volunteering up to participant trustees on the Board. Throughout ECHO, highly motivated staff are supported by volunteers to deliver over 200 hours of activities every week.

Perhaps you have seen the colourful Clever Betsy shop in Leominster? Or visited Rose Tinted Rags (run in partnership with Green Eyed Monster Company)? Maybe you are a regular at the noisy Yam Jams music sessions or enjoy the young peoples get-together at Rendezvous. There is something for everyone.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the spotlight

REP Group move to new offices at Leominster Town Council

The Rep Group meetings have moved to the new Leominster Town Council Offices 11 Corn Square, Leominster, HR6 8LR. We will be using the new Council Chamber upstairs. It is a much better room with plenty of space for everyone. The lift opens straight into the meeting room, so we won’t get lost!

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VOLUNTEER FOCUS

Social Learning Day

Each year ECHO organise a training day for Staff and Volunteers. This year, by popular request, we welcomed Lee from Autism West Midlands who gave us a fascinating insight and useful information to help those we meet who have autism. 48 staff and volunteers came to our annual training day. The feedback was excellent. One volunteers said 'I certainly did enjoy it. My grandaughter has autism and Lee answered a lot of questions fr me. I feel I understand her better now. I learnt a lot.'

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ECHO AND ME

Jody

Jody has been working in the ECHO office for a few months now. She has been learning how to carry out admin tasks and support Kay the Office Manager. Jody says 'I love working at the office. I look forward to Thursdays'. We think that Jody has worked hard and is always keen to carry out a new job. She helps with photocopying, newsletters, shredding and memberships cards. She also makes a fantastic cup of tea!

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