ryhope ca

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About Ryhope CA
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Durham Heritage Coast Partnership
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Vision Statement:

Ryhope Community Association aims to work with members of the local community to identify need, and using a community development approach, subsequently plans and delivers a broad range of social, leisure and educational opportunities that address the identified needs and promote community cohesion thereby enhancing the quality of life for local residents.

Welcome to Ryhope CA

Ryhope Community Association is a well established voluntary organisation and a registered charity. It was established in 1975 by a group of local residents and to this day continues to be a locally managed organisation that serves the community of Ryhope.

The Centre hosts over 50 leisure/activity sessions each week in addition to the training/learning opportunities that are scheduled to take place termly. Ryhope Community Centre has provides local people with opportunities to gain qualifications in information technology, and literacy and numeracy.

  • Creche room. The crèche facility provides 15 childcare places for pre-school children. Ryhope CA contracts with Shiney Row Childcare Project to provide fully qualified childcare workers to staff the facility.
  • Multi-purpose room. meetings, groupwork activities etc.
  • Meeting room (first floor) is used for meetings or training activities.
  • Two small interview/counselling rooms used by agencies i.e. Job Linkage, Health Workers.
  • Main office in the reception area.
  • Two large halls. 180 and 200 seating capacity with kitchen facilities and access to toilet facilities.
  • Electronic village hall. A fully equipped computer/learning suite with 16 workstations.

Ryhope Community Association