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Dates-n-Mates is a membership project for adults with learning disabilities in Scotland.
Becoming a member will give access to events and opportunities to develop meaningful friendships and relationships.
There are currently two membership options to consider:
This membership is for people who might not live close to one of our local branches but they would like to join in on the online events.
It is £3 per month which includes access to all online events, chats and activities. And will allow access to one online friendship match.
This membership does not include in-person events or access to extra activities that the project may introduce.
Full Dates-n-Mates Membership
This is our main membership option which includes everything Dates-n-Mates offers to their members.
Becoming a full member, at £5 per month, gives access to online events, in-person events, friendship matching, dating support and training workshops.
Membership Process and Eligibility
To become a Dates-n-mates member, you need to be over the age of 18 with a diagnosed learning disability.
Our local branches are in Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Aberdeen and Falkirk. However, you can become an online member regardless of where you live.
There is a short application form to complete, followed by a chat with a Dates-n-Mates staff member and the gathering of two simple references. These references are to confirm eligibility (over 18, with a learning disability) and to ensure safe guarding for all members.