Stars in the sky dating and friendship agency
"Star Dating is a social club (part of the Stars in the Sky project) set up to help adults with learning disabilities in South Essex to: 1. We hope to help you meet someone special and perhaps even find love." It may be a bit far to travel to for some people. Special is said to be "The No.1 online community for people with learning/intellectual disabilities & their carers". Their Special Hearts area looks to be a fledgling on-line dating agency. "Find genuine fun and intimacy with disabled singles.
Make new friends and develop some long term relationships. Specialist disabled dating to meet single adult men and women who share your disability,condition or life challenge within a friendly vibrant disabled community."Mencap have a Dating Agencies factsheet, which has some good advice on ways you can meet people, and why double dates are a good idea.
The dating service caters for those with learning difficulties and was founded by Lolita Jones and Pauline Geipel.
The Undateables isn’t the first time the dating agency has had a fling with Channel 4, back in 2005 Stars in the Sky was the central focus of a documentary entitled ‘Truly, Madly, Deeply’.
One-to-one dates are arranged at a time and location convenient to both dates.
Following our post on "The Undateables" television programme on disabled people finding a partner, here's a few useful resources to try out for those looking for love or just friendship. Call BATIAS on 01375 389869 or e-mail: [email protected] find out more."More than Friends is an Ilford based dating service for adults with a learning disability.
There is a yearly joining fee (£20 at the time of writing this).
For more ideas on things to do and ways to meet new people, have a look around the growing Thurrock Point site, such as the posts on Night Clubs and Things To Do.
These services include supporting people within registered care, domiciliary care, people with learning difficulties, those with mental health issues, young people at risk, older people, BME groups, people at risk of being homeless and those fleeing domestic abuse.
For more information visit Search Mate It’s brands itself as the ‘biggest personal introductions agency in the UK’ and as the Channel 4 series showed, they do seem to do reasonably well pairing up lonely hearts.
Unlike most online dating your quest to find that special somebody doesn’t require you to complete a profile on the web, the company arranges a representative to either meet you face to face (for platinum customers) or call you (available for Associate members) and help you write a two-page profile along with a couple of photos.
The organisation helps those living in the London area and also has a separate group called Skittles for gay, bisexual and transgender customers.
Their inital goal is to grow into a national organisation.