Now "Go for it" has set up a website. This should make it even easier to get in touch with other people and share interests with them.
"Go for it online" website is a free, members-only website. Only people with learning difficulties in the Harrogate area and people who support and care for them can join.
It is called a secure social networking website. This means it is a safe way of contacting and getting to know other people.
If you join, you will be able more easily to:
- Safely contact your friends, family, support staff and service providers.
- Make new friends who live near you and find out about old ones.
- Meet people who share the same interests and activities.
- Swap ideas and experiences with other members.
When you have become an online member you can let other online members know more about you – such as what interests you have and what you like to do.
You will also be able to search online for people you would like to become friends with. You can send messages to them and share photos and videos with each other.
You will also find a list of interest groups and clubs on the website. Some examples of these include; Leeds Rhinos supporters club, Come Dine With Me, a football fan club a walking group and lots more.
You will be able to search online for more information about the clubs and interest groups you think you might like to join.
If you want to you can also help to write an online newsletter every month. This will tell people about the events and activities that have taken place that month.