The Provincial Grand Lodge of Cheshire
“Reuben’s Retreat will be a home-from-home for families bereaved of a child and for children with life limiting or threatening conditions and their parents and siblings. We walk side-by-side with families so they are not alone, providing support that is specific to their needs including therapeutic activities, counselling, drop-in and peer support groups, plus fun times, memory making and short breaks.”
This charity was a recipient of a Tercentenary grant in 2017 and was the winner of the public vote in Cheshire. They have embarked on the next phase of building at Reuben’s Retreat. As part of this development, they wanted to include specialist disabled toilet facilities to enable parents / carers of adult children to have the necessary changing and toilet facilities. When completed they will be placed on a charitywebsite (eg changingplaces.com) so that parents from other parts of the country can plan their journeys with confidence that they know where they can find the appropriate facilities. The facilities will be completed by late 2019 and Stephen Blank the head of Cheshire Freemasons will visit and make the presentation.