Youth centres and local charities

Danson Youth Centre

A multi-activity youth club for young people and young adults aged 11 to 25 for those with autism and ADHD.

Times

Thursdays 7pm to 9pm

Location

Danson Youth Centre
Brampton Road
Bexleyheath DA7 4EZ
see map

Contact

Email dansonyc@btconnect.com 
Telephone 020 8303 6052
Web Danson Youth Centre

Bexley SNAP

Bexley Snap is a local charity offering a wide range of services to disabled children, young people and their families. Please note booking is essential for all sessions.

Contact

Email admin@bexleysnap.org.uk
Telephone 01322 334192 (Monday to Friday office hours)
Web Bexley Snap

Activities

Building Buddies

Activities

Building Buddies offers a fun, caring, safe and supportive environment for children with moderate to low support needs. Our staff are highly trained and will encourage your child to take part in a range of activities. We offer structured play, a stimulating sensory room, messy play, a large playroom for lots of fun and games as well as a garden with outdoor toys.

Times

Saturdays (term time only) 1pm to 3.45pm

Location

Normandy Children's Centre
Fairford Avenue
Barnehurst DA7 6QP
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Early Years

Activities

Early Years’ project offers specialist stay and play sessions, where children can explore stimulating equipment including the sensory room. Parents have the opportunity to speak to other parents.

Each session has a particular focus such as communication, mobility, peer interaction.

Location

Normandy Children's Centre
Fairford Avenue
Barnehurst DA7 6QP
see map

Holiday schemes age 5 to 11

Activities

Holiday Schemes are for children with severe and profound disabilities aged 5 to 11 years who meet the criteria of the Children with Disabilities Service including those who require a higher level of support or with complex medical conditions. 

Staff are highly trained and will encourage your child to take part in a range of activities including art and messy play, active play (bouncy castles, soft play, outdoor toys), games, water play, as well as quiet time in our sensory room.

Times

School holidays (except Christmas) 10am to 4pm

Location

Normandy Children's Centre
Fairford Avenue
Barnehurst DA7 6QP
see map

Little Explorers

Activities

Little Explorers offers a caring, safe, supportive and fun environment for children with high to moderate support needs.

We offer structured play, a stimulating sensory room, messy play, a large playroom for lots of fun and games as well as a garden with lots of outdoor toys.

Times

Saturdays (term time only) 9.30am to 1pm

Location

Normandy Children’s Centre
Fairford Avenue
Barnehurst DA7 6QP
see map

Soft Play

Activity

This is a Snap dedicated session and although Snap staff is present, this is a free play session and parents have to stay.

Times

Tuesdays (term time only) 3.30pm to 5.30pm 

Location

Erith Leisure Centre
Avenue Road
Erith DA8 3AT
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My Time Youth Club age 11 to 18

Activities

My Time is a Youth Club for young people with severe and profound disabilities aged 11 to 18 years who meet the criteria of the Children with Disabilities Service including those who require a higher level of support or with complex medical conditions.

Staff are highly trained and will encourage your child to take part in a range of fun and varied activities including sensory play, art and messy play, indoor and outdoor games, craft making and sports and will tailor activities to the needs of the group.

Times

Various days 10.30am to 3.30pm 

Location

Endeavour School Sports Hall
Woodside Road
Bexleyheath DA7 6LB
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Holiday schemes up to age 18

Activities

Holiday Schemes are for children with severe and profound disabilities aged up to 18 years who meet the criteria of the Children with Disabilities Service including those who require a higher level of support or with complex medical conditions. They run each school holiday (except Christmas).

Staff are highly trained and will encourage your child to take part in a range of fun and varied activities including sensory play, indoor and outdoor games, craft making, bouncy castle, sports, nerf wars, specialist coaching or activities (such as Science Museum, sports coach or entertainer visits).

Times

Various days 10am to 4pm

Location

Endeavour School Sports Hall
Woodside Road
Bexleyheath DA7 6LB
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Empire age 11 to 18

Activities

A club for young people who have moderate support needs. Activities are based on what the young people choose and enjoy. Nerf battles, crafts, karaoke, quizzes, darts movie nights and trips out are just some of the things you can do. So if you’re 11 to 18 come along to Empire and meet some new friends who may like to do similar activities to you.

Times

Thursdays 6.45pm to 8.45pm

Location

Belvedere Community Centre
Mitchell Close
Belvedere DA17 6AA
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Vibe age 18 to 25

Activities

A club for young adults who have moderate support needs. Activities are based on what the young people choose and enjoy. Meals out, fireworks, BBQ, games, trips to the pub and discos there’s something for everyone at Vibe. So if you’re 18 to 25 come along to Vibe to chill out, play games and spend some time doing something you want to do.

Times

Tuesdays 6.45pm to 8.45pm

Location

Belvedere Community Centre
Mitchell Close
Belvedere DA17 6AA
see map