Below you will find services that offer socialising opportunities as well as online or in-person activities.

You can also visit our support group page for more groups, clubs and activities near you.


Lego Let’s Build Together 

Have entertainment and learning content for families at home, including daily build challenges and fun LEGO lessons.

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Kids Out provides disadvantaged children across the UK with exciting memories to cherish.

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A brilliant online game site! 1000’s of games, word games, chess, pool, etc. Just type in the search what you’d like and there are tons of things on there!

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Videos 125 

Produce and sell DVDs, Blu-ray discs, and downloadable videos about trains and railways.

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Parent carer forums are groups run by parents and carers of disabled children from a local area in England. Their aim is to make sure that services in their area meet the needs of disabled children and their families.

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Colchester Gateway Clubs

An independent local charity, providing social clubs and activities for adults with learning disabilities where they can enjoy themselves in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Interact offers support and activity opportunities in Essex. You can visit their website to view upcoming events and find more information on short breaks, overnight stays, and more.

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Fairview Farm 

Fairview Farm is a day provision for young people aged 16 – 30 who have disabilities or difficulties.

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MAZE Group 

The MAZE Group run free monthly drop-in sessions, a specialist weekly programme and additional workshops to guide, advise and support families of children with additional needs. They run special educational needs & disability (SEND) parenting groups with regular coffee mornings around Essex, in Colchester, Clacton & Harwich.

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Pact for Autism 

Harlow based Charity providing support for the families of autistic children, autistic adults and people with similar conditions. Key services include Support /Information Line, monthly meetings for parent, carer and professional support, and a variety of activities, detailed on our events calendar, including our popular autism talks and training series.

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Takiwatanga Support Services 

South Essex based, provides information and signposting advice and hold emotional support groups, educational and social activities.

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Families in Focus (Essex) 

Support through group activities – Saturday Activity Club for all the family, Braintree Drop-in, workshops, social and training events.

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Send The Right Message

Offer online support, support groups, resources, and offer benefits support & school SEND support in Southend.

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Essex Youth Services

Provide a variety of Youth Services including activities, youth groups, community groups, a performing group and adventure opportunities.

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Accuro offers a range of activities for those with disabilities across West Essex, as well as SEND Parent and Toddler Group, ‘Stay and Play’ drop in sessions.

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Activities Unlimited 

Activities Unlimited provide short breaks and leisure activities to disabled children aged 0-25 in Suffolk.

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The Befriending Scheme 

Provide friendship and learning opportunities for vulnerable people (16 and over years old) including those with disabilities, mental health needs, older people, and other isolated groups. Also, provide volunteering opportunities with extra support. 

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Seesaw Child Services 

Activities and respite care for children with learning disabilities including day time and overnight breaks.

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WeCan Adult Services 

They provide a range of diverse and engaging activities suitable for adults and young adults with additional needs.

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Safe Soulmate 

Help 18+ adults to meet new people, socialise, create friendships and/or love in a safe way.

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London & West Midlands

Resources for Autism 

Offer parent and sibling support groups, holiday play schemes and play and youth clubs.

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