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Get Out Get Active

Get Out Get Active

Get Out Get Active (GOGA) is an exciting new programme that supports disabled and non-disabled people to enjoy being active together.

It focuses on getting some of the UK's least active people moving more through fun and inclusive activities in their local communities.

Delivered by the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) and their partners and funded by Spirit of 2012, it runs for over three years (2016-2019) within 18 localities (areas) across the UK, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland. Disability Rights UK is a National Partner.

As part of GOGA, Disability Rights UK is running a Peer Support project working with Disabled People’s Organisations and local sport and fitness organisations and providers to get people moving and enjoying fun activity- not just sport. Peer Support is about someone using their lived experience of overcoming barriers to support someone else who might be experiencing similar barriers. It takes many forms but is usually one to one and informal. The benefits of using peer support to be more active can be life changing. From boosting confidence to becoming healthier and improving mental wellbeing.

What is peer support and mentoring?

What helps to make activities more appealing and accessible?

Read more about our partners

Find out more

Questions? Or to register your interest contact Kate Pieroudis (Peer Support Lead) at Disability Rights UK on 0207 250 8111 or kate.pieroudis@disabilityrightsuk.org

 

Get Out Get Active (GOGA)