The Hamlet

Centre Address

Three Sisters Rd, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan WN4 8DD, United Kingdom

Karten Centre Manager

Gemma Crompton

Contact Details

Phone:

01942 824150


E-mail:

g.crompton@hope.wigan.sch.uk

Host Organisation

Hope School and College

Host Organisation Address

Kelvin Grove, Wigan WN3 6SP, United Kingdom

Karten Centre Website

http://www.hope.wigan.sch.uk

Centre Established

October 2017

Services/focus of the Karten Centre

The Hamlet is a 19-25 provision for young adults with additional needs. The centre prides itself on providing its trainees the opportunity to train and gain work experience in a real life work environment with a staff team that is dedicated to ensuring the trainees meet their full potential. The printing business gives many learning opportunities from customer service skills, using the equipment to make a range of personalised gifts, accounting and business meetings.

Clients

The Hamlet is a day service and trainees have the option of attending the provision full time or part time.

Disabilities

The trainees have a diverse range of learning disabilities.

Technology used in the Karten Centre

  • Embroidery machines
  • Sewing machines
  • Wacom tablet to create personal designs
  • Canvas printer
  • CTouch computer so students can get hands on creating on a 66" touch screen

Assistive Technology

iPads

Karten Centre Staff

3

Karten Centre Hours

Monday to Friday 8:45-3:10

Services offered to the Network

Printing services can be provided