News & Events

New £100,000 short breaks fund launches for carers of autistic adults in Scotland.

More than 250 families will be given the chance to have an adventure – or simply relax.

Celebrating Achievement in Autism Initiatives!

The Learning and Development team were delighted to welcome staff from all areas of Autism Initiatives to the second annual Celebration of Achievement Evening.

Big Lottery Award for All Supports Cedars Garden Project

Autism Initiatives are delighted to have received a welcome boost in the form of a grant of £9898 from Awards for All, funded by The Big Lottery Fund.

Autism Initiatives Northern Ireland - 'Needs & WANTS survey'!

Autism Initiatives are looking to identify the needs of people diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Condition and their families living in Northern Ireland.

Mark Mullen Wins Southport Ambassador Award for Young Person of the Year!

Mark Mullen who came to work at our social enterprise 'a great little place' as part of our support to work programme wins Southport Ambassador Award for Young Person of the Year.

Autism Initiatives Scotland -Annual Staff Awards

We hosted our annual staff awards to recognise the achievements and service of our staff!

Autism Initiatives awarded £5,335 by BBC Children in Need

Autism Initiatives in North Wales are delighted to announce that BBC Children in Need has awarded them a grant of £5335 during 2015.

David Coins it in for Charity!

Local coin expert David M. Regan is celebrating raising over £1,000 to help people with autism through the collection of scrap coins and old holiday currency.

Having A Ball! £20,000 raised for Autism Initiatives Northern Ireland & Threshold!

The Bar Library held its annual charity ball on Saturday 3rd October to raise funds for Threshold and Autism Initiatives Northern Ireland!

Last month, supporters ran tough Scottish Half Marathon, raising nearly £1,000 for AI!

Last month, amazing supporters ran the tough and testing Scottish Half Marathon, raising nearly £1,000 for AI!

AI receives staggering £4,937 from Big Lottery Wales for ‘Creating Sensory Spaces Wherever the Places’ project!

AI are delighted to receive a generous donation of £4,937 from the Big Lottery Wales and their ‘Awards for All’ fund for the ‘Creating Sensory Spaces Wherever the Places’ project.

A Great Little Place wins Gold Award at the prestigious Café Life Awards!

Last month, A Great Little Place received the highest recognition from the prestigious Café Life Awards by winning the Gold Award!

Postcard Passion at Gallery on the Corner!

On Friday 25th September, The Gallery on the Corner launched its infamous, fifth annual Postcard Exhibition (‘Postcards From…’) in association with the NHS Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival (SMAFF) 2015.

A Great Little Place, London St, launches its luxurious new coffee lounge with help from The Mayor of Sefton & John Pugh MP!

On Monday 28th September, The Mayor of Sefton, Councillor Stephen Kermode, and John Pugh MP formally cut the ribbon to open the new first floor coffee lounge at A Great Little Place on London Street.

Last week a group from Camelot kindly spent the day donning their Wellies and raising funds for AI’s WeGrowCo project!

On Monday 14th September 2015, a group from Camelot kindly spent the day donning their Wellies and raising funds for AI’s WeGrowCo project!

Clubland to the Theatre!

Supporter Eddie Wallace is putting on his fantastic show, 'Clubland to the Theatre' at the Epstein Theatre to raise funds for AI!

DHL Cycle Southport Fundraiser!

DHL have organised a charity cycle to raise funds for AI!