Southend Mencap – Family Play and Respite Club

Southend Mencap run a family play and respite club for children aged 5 to 16 years with learning disabilities.  Activities include sports, games, puzzles, arts and crafts.

Non-disabled siblings can also attend, meaning parents can book both their disabled and non-disabled children into the club and secure some respite for themselves.

There session runs every Saturday, 9am to 3pm.

The club is run by a coordinator and assistants, together with volunteers.

The club also provides a number of sessions during most school holidays.


Booking is required. Find booking details on the Southend Mencap website.


£15 per day.

Who the service provides for

5 to 16 year olds with a learning disability and their non-disabled siblings.

Hours of operation

Saturdays, 9am to 3pm.

How the service is accessed

Call or email.

Phone number

01702 341250

Operational locations

  • Castle Point
  • Rochford


The Eastwood Academy
Rayleigh Road