Clubs for Young People

Hamelin Trust is now running four term-time clubs for children and young people with disabilities.  Based in Billericay, these clubs are open to all families with children with disabilities in Essex.

All those who attend will have the opportunity to make new friends and engage in a wide variety of activities to gain new skills and experiences.


Family Drop In Sessions

For children aged 0-5 and 6-11

We have two different sessions for the two age groups.  For children aged 0-5 we have sessions between 1pm and 3pm, and for children aged 6-11 the sessions are 3.30pm until 5.30pm.

These sessions are designed for parents/carers to stay and play alongside their children while they make friends in a safe and supported environment.  There are many different activities families could get involved in, such as: have fun in the soft play area; relax in the sensory room; play in the wheelchair accessible outdoor play area; finger paint; and much more!

We have a number of dates available with sessions only costing £3.50!*


CanTeen Club

For young people aged 12-18

Aimed at teenagers and young people with disabilities to give them a chance to spend time with other their own age and away from their parents, this club is for them to make new friends and gain independence.

CanTeen does not only give young people the chance to socialise with others, but also to find new, exciting hobbies and interests.  The group will get to choose what activities they would like to do that afternoon, such as: watching films as a part of film night; going bowling; cooking; taking part in outdoor pursuits, like rounders; and much more!

Starting at 3.30pm and finishing at 7.30pm, this club will give young people with disabilities the chance to gain some independence from their parents.

Sessions available at only £5!


Sunday Chill

For young people aged 10-18

This club offers support for young people with sensory and complex needs, who would enjoy a quiet and relaxing environment.  It gives young people the chance to make some friends and have fun.

There are activities to choose from, including: a hand massage; foot spa; listen to music; take part in art activities; go in the sensory room; and much more!

Sessions are on Sundays from 11.45am to 4.45pm and are available at only £5!


Challenge Club

For young adults aged 18-15

For young adults with disabilities who are looking for a challenge or to learn new skills.  This clubs offers a fun approach to learn valuable life and work based skills, including planning a journey on public transport and learning to write a CV.

Starting at 3.30pm and finishing at 8.30pm, young adults will get a chance to gain some more independence, confidence, and new hobbies with a range of activities to choose from, such as: learning photography; taking part in a sewing class; woodworking; and much more!

Sessions are available at only £5!


To book a place on any of the above clubs, please click here for available dates.  Please complete and return the booking form to Frances Callaghan at  For more information, please call 01277 651266


*Per three person family with an additional cost of £1 for each additional family member (for adults and children).


Contact Details

Manager: Frances Callaghan

Tel: 01277 651266

Address: Hamelin House, 7 Stock Road, Billericay, CM12 0AD




For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us via telephone or email; we are happy to help!