December 29, 2018

As of 1st January 2019 the admission price to Ruby’s Fund for open play will be £2 for the first child, £1 for siblings. This is the first increase since we opened in September 2014. We have a huge challenge ahead of us to raise £250,000 to buy our building. We hope you understand and … Continued

‘Spooktacular’ Ruby’s Centre is nineteenth venue to connect communities

October 30, 2018

The latest Connected Communities centre opening had a Halloween theme and was attended by about 100 people who enjoyed a range of spooky games and fun-filled activities. Ruby’s Fund, in Congleton, was packed with children and families at the end of October – all of whom came to join in the celebrations to recognise the … Continued

Ruby’s Sensory Afternoons every Wednesday 1:30-3:30pm

October 17, 2018

We are delighted to invite you to Ruby’s sensory afternoon sessions. The theme of the week is based around a story or special event such as Halloween. The sessions involve a story, music and songs, tuff trays full of sensory play objects to explore and the interactive OMI VISTA floor projector. The session includes sensory … Continued

Introducing our Short Breaks Practitioner

September 29, 2018

Ruby’s Fund are proud to introduce our new Short Breaks Practitioner, Mairead Yates. Mairead brings with her a wealth of SEN knowledge, skills and experience which we look forward to her using at Ruby’s Fund. Mairead says: “As Ruby’s Fund’s Short Break Practitioner I endeavour to build strong working relationships and help to bridge the … Continued

SEN Family Saturday Social 29th Sept 1:30-3:30pm

September 26, 2018

On Saturday 29th September it’s our Saturday Family Social for children with additional needs and disabilities (activity age guide 0-11 years), and their families and carers. There will be an opportunity to chat to other families whilst having coffee and cake and time for a play too! The theme of the month is Princesses & … Continued

Friday Sing & Socials

September 14, 2018

My Babytime & Ruby’s Fund run weekly Sing & Social sessions on a Friday morning. Pre-booking is advised but if there are spaces available then you can just drop into either session.   Our sessions times are as follows and each class lasts 90 minutes: 9.20am is aimed at families with children of all ages. … Continued

Short Breaks Practitioner Vacancy

August 11, 2018

Ruby’s Fund looking to recruit a Short Breaks Practitioner with a minimum of NVQ level 3 Children & Young People or Childcare to support the work of the existing team. The role of Short Breaks Support Practitioner calls for a person who can positively engage with children and young people with additional needs and disabilities. … Continued

Local charity awarded grant to purchase new sensory equipment

August 2, 2018

Ruby’s Fund has been presented with a grant of £2,500 from MAXIMUS Foundation UK to contribute towards new sensory equipment to stimulate and entertain children and young people with disabilities. Alison Parr, Director at Ruby’s Fund, received the donation from Kristina Moore, Trustee for MAXIMUS Foundation UK, and Christopher Bobs from MAXIMUS who nominated the … Continued

Event Volunteers wanted

July 21, 2018

Do you like organising events? Do you have 2-4 hours a week free time you could offer us? We welcome enquires from individuals and groups. If you’d like more information then please get in contact.

Weekend Sensory Centre Assistant Job Vacancy

July 16, 2018

Ruby’s Fund have a vacancy for a weekend sensory centre assistant. The post involves working on reception meeting and greeting visitors. Preparing and serving food in the cafe and setting up and packing away after sessions, events and parties. Read the full NEW weekend Sensory Centre Assistant Job description here Download the Job Application Form here