Everton in the Community’s disability programme is looking to recruit new members to take part in their weekly sessions.
There are currently nine different pan-disability and specific impairment teams available to join across Merseyside with the weekly sessions open to all disabled children and adults, both males and females.
The EitC disability programme is all-inclusive and there are teams available to those with any disability whether that be learning, physical, reduced stature, autism, cerebral palsy, deaf or partially sighted. The EitC coaches currently work with 130 disabled players that all have the chance to play in competitive fixtures.
Funded by both the Premier League and BT, the Club's official charity is proud to have the largest and most respected disability football programme in the world and provides football and physical activity opportunities for thousands of disabled children and adults each year.
The different sessions that are available to join are listed below:
- Under-13 Pan-Disability sessions:
Monday’s, 4pm to 5pm, at Archbishop Beck Catholic Sports College (no fee required).
Tuesday’s, 4pm to 5pm, at Dunes for a £2 fee.
- Under-16 Pan-Disability sessions:
Friday’s, 4pm to 5pm, at Dunes Leisure Centre for a £2 fee.
- Adults Pan-Disability sessions:
Tuesday’s, 7.30pm to 9.30pm, at Archbishop Beck Catholic Sports College for a £2 fee.
- Women's Pan-Disability sessions:
Wednesday’s, 6pm to 8pm, at Hope University (no fee required).
- Down Syndrome sessions:
Wednesday’s, 6.30pm to 7.30pm, at Everton Free School for a £2 fee.
- Deaf sessions:
Sunday’s, 6pm to 8pm, at USM Finch Farm for a £2 fee.
- Amputee sessions:
Tuesday’s, 6pm to 7pm, at the Cruyff Court, The People’s Hub for a £2 fee.
If you are interested in one of the sessions or you would like more information then please contact Jessica McNally, Everton in the Community Disability Development Coach, on 0151 530 5212 or email Jessica.firstname.lastname@example.org.