About Jigsaw

Who We Are, Our Aims and What We Offer

Jigsaw Bury is a Bury based registered charity, under which two sub-groups exist: Jigsaw and Jigsaw Link.

Jigsaw is a sports and social group for young disabled people, based in Bury. Our aims are to promote fun, freedom and independence; support people to enjoy an active social life, help people reach their sporting potential and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Jigsaw Link provides a one to one befriending service for people over the age of 50 who are disabled, or have an age related condition, and live in the Borough of Bury. We also offer a weekly luncheon club and social outings throughout the year as well as an Older People’s Active Living Programme.

The Mission Statement of Jigsaw Bury is:

Jigsaw is a member led organisation that aims to promote fun, freedom and independence for disabled people in the Bury Metropolitan area. We support people to form and maintain friendships, and enjoy an active social life. The social activities and befriending scheme we coordinate aim to prevent isolation, improve self esteem and community integration.

Children and Vulnerable Adults Protection Policy

Jigsaw (Bury) has a duty of care to safeguard all children/vulnerable adults who access its services from harm. All children have a right to protection, and the needs of disabled children and others adults who may be particularly vulnerable must be taken into account. Jigsaw (Bury) aims to ensure the safety and protection of all children/vulnerable adults involved with the organisation through adherence to the guidelines.

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