Get help and services

Find local services for adults and children with learning disabilities.

Advice and support

Free advice, support and information that will help you find solutions and move your life forward.

Advice service

Get free, confidential advice on a wide range of topics such as welfare benefits, travel and disability rights.

Need to know
  • Available to all living in Ealing
  • Call advice line on 03000 125464
  • Help with form filling, phone calls, applications and more.

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Disability helpline

Contact LIFELINE for support. We’re here for people with learning or other disabilities and their families.

Need to know
  • For people with learning or other disabilities and their families.
  • Call advice line on 020 8566 9575
  • Provides emotional and practical support.

Support groups

Find out about the support groups in the West London area.

Learn about
  • Ealing Mencap Social Media
  • Young Ealing Foundation
  • Ealing Parent Carer Forum
  • Inclusive Sport and Physical Activity Network

Children and young people

Activities and training opportunities that build your confidence and offer you new experiences.

After School Club

Make friends and enjoy fun activities (14-18 year olds).

Need to know
  • Provision for 14-18 year olds with special educational needs
  • Wednesday, 4pm - 6pm
  • Transport can be provided

Saturday Club

Learn new skills with new friends at one of our centres or out in the community (14-25 year olds). 

Need to know
  • Provision for 14-25 year olds with special educational needs
  • Saturday, 10am - 4pm
  • 1:1 or Group Rates available

School Holiday Club

Make friends and enjoy fun activities and outings during school holidays (14-18 year olds).

Need to know
  • Provision for 14-18 year olds
  • Develop life skills
  • Check back here for dates

Residential trips

Increase confidence and independence on a short break away from Ealing (14-18 year olds).

Need to know
  • Take place twice per year
  • Funded by Children in Need
  • Locations vary

Travel training for young people

Learn to travel between home and school or college safely and independently on public transport (for Hounslow residents).

Need to know
  • Provided in Hounslow
  • Learn about road safety
  • Work one-to-one with a travel trainer

Personal support

Get one-to-one care that enables you to enjoy a better quality of life and greater wellbeing.  

Need to know
  • Provision for adults and children with learning or physical disabilities
  • Minimum 3 hours per day
  • Bespoke service

Activities and care for adults

Enjoy a wide variety of activities or get one-to-one support to improve your quality of life.

Activities for adults

Make friends, develop skills and have fun with a varied programme of day, evening and weekend activities.

Need to know
  • Provision for adults aged 18+ with learning disabilities
  • Available at Enterprise Lodge
  • Varied programme of group activities

Personal support

Get one-to-one care that enables you to enjoy a better quality of life and greater wellbeing.  

Need to know
  • Provision for adults and children with learning or physical disabilities
  • Minimum 3 hours per day
  • Bespoke service

Employment training and getting a job

Training for work and on-the-job experience that build your skills and confidence and increase your chances of getting paid work.

Employment training

Become more independent and gain the skills and confidence you’ll need in order to progress into paid work.

Need to know
  • Provision for adults with learning disabilities
  • Work with employment consultants and job coaches 
  • On-the-job training

Gardening training

Learn to be a great gardener whilst developing important life skills.

Need to know
  • Provision for adults with learning difficulties
  • Learn new life skills
  • Become a great gardener

Hospitality internships

Join a supported internship programme that’s designed to develop your hospitality and workplace skills.

Need to know
  • A supported internship programme
  • 12 intern positions
  • Complete an industry standard online training programme

Work experience

Take a step towards paid employment by adding to your skills and increasing your workplace confidence.

Need to know
  • Provision for adults with learning difficulties
  • Work with a local business
  • Support from a job coach