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New partnership with Monkfish for innovative learning

Choice Support has teamed up with the North East based arts organisation, Monkfish Productions CIC to further develop work in London and the north of England with Josephine and Jack, who are Monkfish’s innovative development resource.

Life size, anatomically correct cloth woman and man, Josephine and Jack are used for exploring sexual health and other personal issues with people with learning disabilities. 

Both organisations are committed to full participation by people with learning disabilities in both delivering and developing new courses for Josephine and Jack and ensuring that the content is timely and relevant to their needs.

Signing the agreement in Newcastle, Thomas Doukas, Involvement Manager from Choice Support said: “We’re delighted to be formalising a closer working relationship with Monkfish and with Josephine and Jack in particular. From our point of view, it enables us to develop work with our service users in areas of their lives which are really important to them and to have more of a presence in the North East of England. We’ve worked with the team for a number of years and it’s good to be extending the partnership.” 

Monkfish partnership Josephine and Jack 2 Nov 2015Claire Murphy-Morgan, Managing Director of Monkfish said “We know there’s a lot of demand for our services and the partnership with Choice Support will enable us to extend and grow that work.”

Josephine and Jack were not available for comment.

Find out more about Josephine and Jack here.

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