*NEW* Chill & Chat parent carer group

January 12, 2018

Chill & Chat is a new peer support group for parents who need help supporting their children to deal with their emotional needs, to become aware of their feelings and to learn techniques to manages their emotions. Claire, our Relax Kids coach hosts this session which is informal, full of chat over a cuppa. Claire teaches … Continued

Short Breaks at Ruby’s Fund

January 2, 2018

Ruby’s Fund is offering one-to-one short break sessions for children aged 0-8 years with complex or specialist needs, especially those who may not have had the opportunity to access short breaks before due to their age, personal care or health needs. The sessions will be delivered on weekdays, weekends and school holidays at Ruby’s Fund … Continued

Listen to Me

August 7, 2017

The Listen to Me project is a counselling project for parents (mums and dads) and carers of children with additional needs. One to one counselling is available for up to 6 sessions. This project will continue until our budget is spent so please get in touch if you think this will be of benefit to … Continued

It was a great get together!

June 20, 2017

On Sunday 18th June Ruby’s Fund hosted its first street party as part of the Great Get Together in Honour of MP Jo Cox. There was range of activities, which included making a Fathers Day key-ring, cupcake decorating, tombola, giant garden games and volunteers took it in turn to go in the stocks. Acting chair … Continued

The Great Ruby’s Fund Get Together Street Party

June 16, 2017

On Sunday 18th June between 10am – 2pm Ruby’s Fund is hosting a street party as part of the Great Get Together in Honour of Jo Cox. Our acting chair and Cheshire East Councillor, Paul Bates has kindly agreed to be in the stocks between 11am-12pm at the Great Get Together Street Party. Come along … Continued

FREE ‘Expressive Arts’ sessions for children with additional needs & siblings

June 14, 2017

Caudwell Children is offering eight, FREE ‘Expressive Arts’ sessions for children with additional needs and their siblings at Ruby’s Fund. The sessions, for children and young people aged 8-18, will take place over eight weeks and will be held at Ruby’s Fund Sensory Centre, Meridian House, Roe Street, Congleton, CW12 1PG. Sessions will run each … Continued

TMC are Ruby’s Mud Champions!

April 11, 2017

On 1st April 2017, the TMC team took on a brand new identity as ‘The Mud Champions’ for the X-Runner Wild Mud Run event, at Osmaston Manor in Derby. Taking part in the event to raise money for Ruby’s Fund, it was an experience like no other! The course was a series of over 37 obstacles, … Continued

Introduction to Makaton

February 26, 2017

Join us for a Introduction to Makaton session with Amanda from IT Matters on Wednesday 15th March in the Siblings Room at Ruby’s Fund. We will be learning 30+ signs. Each participant will recieve a handout of the signs and a certificate. Places limited to 20 so book quickly at reception. Adults only. £3 on … Continued

Ruby’s Tuesday Lunch Club

February 15, 2017

Ruby’s Tuesday Lunch Club is a new session for parents/carers of children aged 0-5 years with additional needs to meet up and access a variety of activities and meet professionals in a supportive environment. Whats even better is lunch that you haven’t prepared is included too! If you would like more information about this session … Continued

Mind Your Body Project

February 10, 2017

Coming soon! As part of Ruby’s Funds plan to develop and improve the services we deliver we have been asking our families what services they need or want. As a result of our findings we have written the Mind Your Body project which will promote and improve parents, carers and children’s emotional health and physical … Continued