Dating service for learning disabled
Originally known as “Stars in the Sky Yorkshire”, the service was developed further by Hft with the help of local funding and now has over 150 members, operates in six different local authority areas, and is set to continue growing Activities take place in local communities and are supported by up to 50 volunteers who are vital to the success of the initiative.
Anyone interested in becoming a member or volunteer can visit the L2MU website or telephone 01924 229120.
Yet disabled people continue to suffer discrimination in this area.
Many are deliberately deprived of these experiences, and this has had negative and harmful consequences for them and for society.
Date of idea: ...........21/10/2005 Date added here: ....21/7/2010 Status: ..................
Have had a couple of people contact me already - frustrated such a service does not exist for there loved ones.
Loving relationships are an important part of the human condition.
There are a few dating websites which cater for disabled people and a few mainstream websites which include disabled people.
We hope to break down old historical and cultural prejudices / barriers between people, and facilitate respect, full equality, understanding, friendship and unity between people.
(updated: July 2011) Ideas I've publicly posted here I'd love to implement myself, but I know I (realistically) don't have enough time and/or resources.
A UNIQUE online friendship and dating agency has been created for adults with a learning disability across the north of England.The Luv2meetu site began as a one year pilot in 2007 in Leeds and Wakefield, funded jointly by national learning disability charities Hft and Dimensions UK.