News from Respect for All

New trustees required

Date of article: 
Friday, April 6, 2018

Use your trustee or management skills to support local people with learning disabilities or autism.

New trustees wanted to join a thriving local charity.

Respect For All is a registered charity offering counselling and play therapy to people have learning disabilities, Asperger’s, or autistic spectrum conditions, and supporting their parents, families and carers across Greater Manchester. This unique service was developed over 15 years ago by a group of counsellors with experience of learning disabilities, Asperger’s and autistic spectrum conditions, and of life as a carer and now provides services to about 200 people a year.

General information and our Annual Report and Accounts are available on our website www.respectforall.org.uk

The charity is dealing with increased demand on it services in a competitive and complex funding environment. We are recruiting new trustees at this exciting time in the charity’s life to help take the organisation forward and increase the availability of its services across Greater Manchester.

If you are keen to use your skills as a Trustee and/or have an interest in learning disability and autism, please download the person specification and application form from our website: www.respectforall.org.uk

Group for LGBT young women (18+) on the autistic spectrum

Date of article: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Every first Saturday of every month (to play card and board games) 14:30 to 16:00 at LGBT Foundation (M1 3HF). For more information you can e-mail women@lgbt.foundation or call 0345 3 30 30 30.

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RFA Quiz Success

Date of article: 
Friday, February 5, 2016

RFA's first quiz sheet proved very popular and has raised over £300 for the charity. Thanks to everyone who took part. We had 22 entries submitted and 3 complete entries were put in to a draw which was won by JL of M16.

We're on Facebook!

Date of article: 
Tuesday, December 8, 2015

We've made it onto Facebook! Please visit and like our page. It can be found at the web-link: https://www.facebook.com/Respect.For.All.Counselling

We're on Twitter!

Date of article: 
Thursday, May 14, 2015

We are now on Twitter! Please do follow-us on there. As time goes on we shall announce events and other related stuff on there. You can our twitter news-feed using the widget at the bottom of our web page. Our direct web address to our twitter feed is: https://twitter.com/rfa_counselling

Funding for Rochdale

Date of article: 
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

We have been successful in being granted funding for our work from Rochdale,Heywood and Middleton NHS Clinical Commissioning Group. This is our third year of funding and will enable us to continue our counselling service and strengthen our links working with other organisations in the borough to improve the lives of our clients and their families.

Sponsored Walk

Date of article: 
Monday, February 9, 2015

One of our counsellors has recently completed a sponsored walk to raise much needed funds for Respect for All. A big thank you, £94 was raised.

New Counselling Rooms

Date of article: 
Monday, January 12, 2015

We now have access to a counselling room in South Manchester. We have recieved furniture donations from Pennington's of Bolton. Many thanks.

Help us to raise funds an easy way

Date of article: 
Sunday, January 6, 2013

easyfundraising is the easiest way to raise money for Respect For All. Shop with any of over 2000 well known retailers listed on easyfundraising.org.uk and a percentage of what you spend is passed to Respect For All at no additional cost to you. Retailers include Amazon, M&S, Vodafone, eBay, Tesco, Viking and many more. Please register to support us today - http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/respectforall

New web site for Respect for All

Date of article: 
Wednesday, August 22, 2012

The counselling charity have commissioned a new web site to help promote their work amongst young people. The site includes links to Twitter and Youtube in an attempt to spread the mesage about the work of the Charity amongt their target audience. Respect for All works with people with mild-severe learning disabilities, people on the autism spectrum, including Asperger's Syndrome, and their parents and carers

They help with a wide range of issues including: bereavement and loss, abuse - mental, physical, sexual - past and present, domestic violence, low self-esteem, depression, dealing with anger, relationship issues, caring/being a carer (both learning-disabled carers and others), diagnosis of and living with Asperger's, life transitions, sexuality, ill health and disability, drugs and alcohol, impact of crime, and other issues.

The new webs ite is designed to be accessible on all smart phones and mobile devices as well as traditional computers. It places a high priority on accesibility for people with visual impairment and reading difficulties.



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