Well, we all did it! We made it through 9 months of restrictions, adapting our services and enjoying online activities in 2020. AND now we have completed our first full […]Continue reading "Dates-n-Mates Scotland 2020 in review"
On Friday 30th October, Dates-n-Mates Scotland held a virtual Halloween Party – It was our biggest virtual event yet! We were joined by members and non-members for a night of […]Continue reading "Virtual Halloween Party 2020 (with video)"
2020 has seen a lot of changes happen especially in the way we are able to socialise with others. Dates-n-Mates have had to adapt and find new ways of bringing […]Continue reading "Dates-n-Mates launches new online-only membership"
Hello, it is Sarah here. Hope everyone is keeping well. I know this is a very difficult time for us and it is a very chaotic time, especially when it’s […]Continue reading "Director Tips: How to cope during the COVID-19 crisis"
Dates-n-Mates Glasgow Director Andrew McCartney interviewed Aberdeen’s champion Liz Slowey for Dates-n-Mates Aberdeen’s 5th birthday. Loyal member, Liz had some great things to say about dates n mates. #5thbirthday #dnmaberdeenContinue reading "Member Interview: Liz"
This week is Volunteers week (1st -7th June), so we are taking the opportunity to celebrate and thank all of our member and non-member volunteers. We honestly couldn’t do what […]Continue reading "Volunteers Week 1-7 June 2020"
We asked Dates-n-Mates Aberdeen member, Richard, a few quick questions to share his thoughts on lockdown life. How are you feeling during this time of staying at home? The main […]Continue reading "Dates-n-Mates Member Interview: Richard"
The 2nd of April is Autism Awareness Day 2020 so Dates-n-Mates Aberdeen Director, Sarah is chatting with us about her thoughts on her own Autism. How long has it been […]Continue reading "Sarah’s Autism Awareness Interview"
dates-n-mates Aberdeen Director Sarah, has now hosted two anti-stress sensory workshops for our members. At these events, Sarah prepared stations with different sensory and stress relieving activities and items alongside […]Continue reading "Director Top Tips: Sensory Favourites to reduce stress and anxiety"