Short Breaks and Inclusion

Every Mahdlo session, from Monday through to Sunday is accessible and we have trained inclusion staff throughout the week.

Some of our sessions need to be booked through POINT, others are open access. Please check each session carefully to make sure you book if required.

Short Breaks & Leisure

Blue boxes like this are for Short Breaks & Leisure activities and must be booked through POINT by calling 0161 503 1543

Mahdlo Activities

Yellow boxes are Mahdlo sessions that don't need booking. You can just turn up to this session and pay 50p (as long as you have a membership!)


Arts and crafts activities for young people aged 12 to 15

Arts & Crafts

Arts and crafts activities involve creating something unique or decorative using various materials to express creativity, imagination, and skill.
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Activities for young people with visual impairments

VI Group

VI Group is run by Mahdlo, Oldham Council and Henshaw's.
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Activities for young people aged 16 to 18

POINT Short Breaks

From sport to art, music to mindfulness, and much more!
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Life Skills for young people aged 12 to 15

Life Skills

Equipping young people with skills they need to succeed in life.
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Inclusive art and sports for young people aged 8 to 25


A different sport and art activity every week, from American Football to Zoomorphic.
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Activities for young people aged 16 to 18

POINT Short Breaks

Activities for young people aged 16 to 18
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Frequently asked questions

No, our sessions are designed so that you can drop your young person off and then pick them up again after the session.

All our sessions are managed and led by trained youth workers and inclusion workers, so your young person is in safe hands!

If your young person requires one-to-one support, you or a personal assistant must be present.

All Short Breaks sessions require pre-booking through POINT, it is not possible to turn up to any of the following sessions without pre-booking:

  • Monday Arts and Crafts
  • Tuesday Short Breaks
  • Wednesday Life Skills
  • Friday Short Breaks

No Mahdlo sessions (Tuesday VI Group, Thursday Multisports and all evening and weekend sessions) require pre-booking, it is possible to turn up for these.

Mahdlo is unable to provide one-to-one support or personal care to young person.

Personal Assistants receive free entry to all Mahdlo sessions for young people who require this additional support.

Personal Assistants receive free entry to each session, but will need to read and agree to our Personal Assistant Policy.

A copy of this policy is available from reception at any time.

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