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


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

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

We are a charity that provides information, advocacy and advice services across England, offering direct and local support via Professionals and Volunteers. Our independent, free services reach individuals struggling with particular challenges in their lives.

Advocacy means enabling your voice to be heard, speaking for you when you can’t and supporting you when you can. Advocacy is about supporting, enabling, and empowering you to express your views and concerns and access information and services where needed.

You can contact us via one of the methods below. Our support centre is open from Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm (excluding bank holidays).

Skype: pohwer.advocacy
PO Box 14043, Birmingham, B6 9BL

0300 456 2370
0300 456 2365

Promotes the development of young people with special educational needs supports those who work with them.

01827 313005
01827 313005

Livability is a disability and community engagement charity. We provide disability and community services that promote inclusion and wellbeing for all. A national provider of commissioned care – We are a national provider of commissioned care services,

01702 348171
01702 348171

An independent advocacy service providing support to adults with learning disabilities. We provide this support through a number of advocacy projects including Formal advocacy, Citizen advocacy and Self advocacy groups across Essex, Southend and Thurrock.

01375 389869

Our club promotes a meeting place for people over 18yrs who have learning disabilities, they can enjoy a wide range of activities in a social environment.

07789 943 430