Joining in Gaining Support Awareness and Wellbeing
JIGSAW Thornbury was founded in March 2013. We support families who have children who are 0-25 years and have any additional needs or disability. This can be anything from learning needs such as dyslexia to complex disabilities or medical problems. Many children who come have no diagnosis. Our staff and volunteers are passionate about supporting families to help them get the support they need.
SEN-sory lending library and café
Our SEN-sory lending library and café has around 300 specialist items for families to borrow. We have Special Educational Needs (SEN) equipment and resources, developmental toys & sensory items. We even have toys for siblings to borrow. We are always looking to expand our library and welcome donations or recommendations from families.
our drop in support group
Our weekly support group gives parents the opportunity to drop in and share their concerns in a safe and understanding environment. The session provides a fun and relaxed play environment for the children and their families to attend. We have items from the Lending Library available and volunteers on hand to play with the children. This gives parents and carers the chance to chat and give and receive the support they need.
Our Upcoming Events & Activities
Become a member
To access any of our resources or attend our regular or one off events you must be a member of JIGSAW Thornbury. It is free to join. All you need to do is fill out a membership form and we will issue you with a membership number and card. You will need to input this number when booking events through the website.
Our Latest News
Keep up to date with the latest news from JIGSAW Thornbury
We are back with the science experiment series. Junior Volunteers Alice and Hannah show us how to create the rainbow ice cube experiment. This is a fun way to nurture your child's resourcefulness and curiosity by showing them fun ways to understand the world they live...
Mini Volunteer Roxie shows us how to make Chilli stuffed peppers. This simple recipe is a great way to develop basic cooking skills, whilst having fun and meeting your child's sensory diet! ...
Practise deep breathing with your children to create a calm environment for the week ahead. This mindfulness exercise enables children to relax by concentrating on their breathing and connecting their mind with their body.
Get In Touch
Telephone: 01454 416381
Emergency contact for Holiday activities only: 07598 153728
Office hours are : 9.30am-2.30pm Mon-Fri.
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