Care Providers

Carers in Southampton cannot recommend facilities. However, on this page we provide website details of the United Kingdom Homecare Association and the Care Quality Commission, where you can find out details of care providers. Read more

Creative Options

Creative Options is a voluntary charity set up by Frances Heather, a retired NHS mental health Occupational Therapist. The project is managed by a committee of trustees and run by a part-time project leader and members with lived experience of mental health issues. They offer support, train-ing, mentoring and opportunities to people experiencing mental health issues. Read more

Day services for adults with a learning disability

Regular activities run at Southampton Mencap in Portswood, Southampton Read more

Experts by Experience

The Experts by Experience programme takes individuals with firsthand experience as service users on Care Quality Commission inspections to help compile reports on the standard of care provision, by speaking directly to users of the service and giving users’ opinions a voice Read more

Forest School day camps

Support, skills and tools for a range of activities exploring the wild side of nature that allow children to discover and create and help build confidence and self-esteem. For children of all abilities between the ages of 4-10 years of age. Children under 6 years old must be accompanied by an adult. The day camps are fully inclusive. Read more

How to find day services

Local day services for adults and children listed on the Southampton City Council website Read more

Minstead Trust

The Minstead Trust was founded in 1986 and offers services in residential and day care and training in Work, Life and Social Skills to adults who have learning disabilites. The Minstead Trust is situated in the New Forest in the picturesque village of Minstead near Lyndhurst. Read more

Oasis Down to Earth Community Farm

Oasis Down to Earth Farm is a community centre based on a farm in urban Southampton offering the opportunity to interact with animals and the natural environment. They provide activities for adults with Learning Disabilities, children with special needs (SEN and NEET) and school groups. At the weekend they host children's birthday parties and are open to the general public. Read more

QE2 Day Activity Centre at Manor Farm

Day Services, holidays and activity sessions for people of all ages with additional needs including learning disabilities, autism, physical disabilities and sensory impairment Read more

SCA Group Day Centres

Five day clubs providing fun, friendship, support and respite in a safe and accessible venue Read more

Sembal House Southampton Day Services

Day service for adults with learning disibilities, physical disabilities and mental health issues Read more

Southampton City Council Adult Social Care Charging Policy 2019

From 6th May 2019 Southampton City Council will implement a new charging policy and will now take into account in full the higher rate of Attendance Allowance, Personal Independence Payment Living component and Disability Living Allowance Care component. Read more

Southampton Day Services in Woolston

Day services for adults with learning disabilities Read more

Southampton Mencap

A voluntary organisation based in Portswood for children, young people and adults with a learning disability and their family carers. Read more

Stuarts House Care

Stuarts House Care Limited (SHC) are a New Forest Day care service offering specialist support to adults with autism. Read more

The GROW Project

The GROW Project is an activities day service for adults with learning, mental and physical disabilities. Based in Southampton and Eastleigh, they provide an inclusive environment with daily themed sessions and regular adventures out. Read more

Way Ahead Leisure Pursuits

A comprehensive range of exciting day services for adults with learning disabilities based in Southampton, Hampshire and surrounding areas. Read more

Wellbeing helper

Eleanor van der Hoest offers paid companion support to older people in the Southampton area to provide family carers with a break. Read more

Windward Social Club

6.30-8.30pm Social Club Open to anyone over 16 with a learning disability Carers’ Café Open to anyone who cares for someone with a learning disability. Both at Units 6-8 Netley Marsh Workshops, Ringwood Road, Netley Marsh, Totton, SO40 7GY Read more