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Our Facilities



Our kitchen at New Horizons is a versatile and fully equipped space designed to support a variety of culinary activities and promote independence among our service users. The kitchen serves as a central hub for both educational and recreational activities, fostering a sense of community and offering numerous opportunities for skill development and enjoyment.

Features and Amenities

  • Modern Appliances: The kitchen is outfitted with contemporary appliances including a stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator, and dishwasher. These tools are essential for preparing a wide range of meals and snacks, from simple dishes to more complex culinary creations.

  • Accessible Design: The layout of the kitchen is designed with accessibility in mind, ensuring that individuals with varying physical abilities can comfortably and safely use the facilities. Features such as adjustable countertops, easy-to-reach cabinets, and wide entryways make the space inclusive for all users.

  • Ample Workspace: There is plenty of counter space available for meal preparation and cooking activities. This allows multiple participants to work simultaneously, whether they are preparing ingredients, cooking, or cleaning up afterwards.

  • Safety Equipment: The kitchen is equipped with essential safety tools, including fire extinguishers, first-aid kits, and safety cutlery, to ensure a secure environment for all users. Our staff are trained to supervise and assist with the safe use of all kitchen equipment.

  • Teaching Area: A designated area within the kitchen is set up for cooking demonstrations and hands-on training. This space is used for group cooking classes, where service users can learn new recipes and cooking techniques in a supportive and interactive setting.

Benefits for Service Users

  • Skill Development: Using the kitchen facilities helps service users develop a range of skills, including cooking, budgeting, and time management. These are essential for fostering greater independence and self-reliance.

  • Community Building: The kitchen is a place where service users can come together to share experiences, collaborate on projects, and build friendships. It promotes a sense of belonging and community.

  • Personal Enjoyment: Engaging in cooking and food-related activities provides a source of enjoyment and satisfaction. It allows individuals to express their creativity, try new foods, and take pride in their culinary accomplishments.

At New Horizons, our kitchen facilities are more than just a place to prepare meals—they are a vital part of our commitment to providing comprehensive support and fostering a nurturing and inclusive environment.