What Makes A Good Team Leader?

Have you gained leadership skills and are now looking for a role as a Team Leader with New Directions? We can further your professional development within our charity and support you to motivate your team through effective planning and...

Harnessing The Power Of Music

At New Directions we believe that everyone should be able to enjoy making music. Creating and listening to music is an empowering experience and encourages meaningful communication and a positive sense of self. Therefore at New Directions we...

Can Anyone Be A Support Worker?

Are you considering a fresh start in your career by becoming a Support Worker with New Directions? This could be your first role in the sector or you may have worked in the care sector for many years. If you are new to support work, you may be...

MP Mark Pawsey Visits Moriarty’s Café

Rugby MP Mark Pawsey praised our community café at Moriarty's after his recent visit. This venture provides a great opportunity to raise money for New Directions who run Moriarty’s, but also gives the volunteers an opportunity to develop their...

Art Therapy Paint And Glaze Workshop

Emma Dredge from Paint and Glaze in Rugby showed people who use our residential services how to decorate mugs and ceramic dishes with their own designs, which were then fired so that they could keep them forever. Funded by money raised for art...

Day Trip To Skegness

Some of the people supported by New Directions were unable to take a holiday this year, so Senior Support Worker Sheila thought a day trip to Skegness would be a perfect alternative. She had a great response when she asked individuals at Gateway...

Volunteers With Disability Run Moriarty’s Café

New Directions’ is working in partnership with the charity Futures Unlocked to run their café –  Moriarty’s – in Regent Street, Rugby on Mondays between 10.00am and 5pm. People supported by New Directions’ at Community Choices Network the...

Mark Preserves History For New Directions

Mark, who lives in a New Directions flat has completed a new archive board for the Conference Room at Head Office. The board captures the history of New Directions’ journey to provide independent living services for people who have a disability. It...

Peak District Walk Charity Challenge

Volunteers from New Directions put on their walking boots to raise funds with a sponsored walk over the Peak District on 3rd June 2018. Over £1000 was raised toward specialist equipment for people with learning disabilities, physical...

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