Directory Category: Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities

The CIC has been set up to raise funds to provide the Stride 3-pronged exercise/eating/stress management coaching to targeted groups – people who are limited in life due to either their social situation, financial position or health condition, physically


Leonard Cheshire Disability supports thousands of disabled people both in the UK and in more than 50 other countries. We help people with physical impairments, learning difficulties and long-term health conditions, as well as their carers, friends and fam

07525 800287

Prohect 49 is a community based resource run by Southend Care Ltd providing innovative services for adults with learning disabilities in the Southend area.  Located in central Southend, our focus is on putting people first.  We provide a wide range of dynamic activities promoting healthy living and wellbeing, making informed choices and community inclusion.  We have initiated or participated in a number of exciting projects and partnerships aimed at developing our service users’ independence, confidence and positive engagement within our town. Age 19 and over. Referral required via CTPLD (Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities). Cost £60 per day.

Jump up and Join in – open mic nights at the Railway Hotel
Community garden projects
Kitchen 49
Art project work

We have our own film production company “Around the Edge Productions” who have created a variety of films for others, which includes recruitment films for SBC’s education department and music promo videos for a local punk band.

We work closely with Make Southend Sparkle and are working on regenerating a neglected area of town so all can enjoy it.

2nd contact – Debbie Chapman – Manager –

01702 212434

Welcome to Southend Mencap supporting people with a learning disability in Southend, Castle Point, Rayleigh and Rochford.  To find out all about everything the society does from their large projects such as Advocacy and The Music Man project, to the weekly clubs and groups like SMASH and Family Play & Respite.  To view all the current information flyers for each project simply go to the Flyers page and download the flyer of your interest.

01702 341250

A registered charity enabling adults with and without disabilities to come together on equal terms, by going out into the community to establish friendships, confidence, self esteem and social skills.  Meetings held weekly on Wednesday evenings.  Various days out/holidays and activities carried out regularly.


Additional contact Miss Ellie Young – Secretary – 07581 438626
07412 293889

Aims to provide the highest quality residential care for disabled people so they can achieve independence choice and freedom.

01702 584088

Advocacy and learning disability consultancy for those with learning disabilities and their carers.

01702 610650

Shields listen to the views of people with a learning disability in Southend, speaks up on their behalf and puts idea into action in a way that is easy to understand. We support an independent way of life by making information easy read, knowing what’s go


Advice on choosing schools statementing and assessment procedures legal duties of local authorities etc. a national network of parents working towards properly resourced inclusive education for children with special needs.

0845 0774056
0845 0774057

Provides information and support to individuals with learning difficulties their parents/carers and local agencies. Advice is free confidential and independent. Information can be provided by telephone e-mail or home visits.

01702 334514