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Berkshire PHAB - social opportunities

Berkshire Phab

Berkshire PHAB is a charity which helps disabled and non-disabled people share experiences and socialise, and offer activities designed for all abilities. The purpose-built Berkshire Phab centre offers the following:

Berkshire Phab Club (drop in for adults)

Runs Monday to Thursday, 10am to 4pm for adults aged 18 and over.
£15 per day (part-day available), lunch £3.50

B.phab Youth Club

Every Saturday, 9.30am to 1pm
Aged 9 to 18


Who to contact

Contact Name
Berkshire PHAB
Contact Position
0118 916 8413
Phab Club website
Click here to access our Facebook page

Where to go

Berkshire Phab
The MAPP Centre
22 Mount Pleasnt

When is it on?

Time of day
Session Information
dult drop in:10am-4pm Monday-Thursday
Youth Club:Saturdays 9.30am -1pm

Other details

Referral required?
Age Range
weekdays 18+
Saturday youth club 9-18

Local Offer

Is your service accessible?
Full access for people with mobility difficulties. Level throughout, disabled toilets, changing facilities including a hoist (please note we are not able to provide personal care).
What are the eligibility criteria for your service?
Our centre is open to all. Anyone who requires personal care or who requires 1:1 input will need to attend with a carer
How are referrals/applications made to your service?
No referral required. People can come along for a free trial to see if it is for them, then they complete a membership form and drop into the sessions when they want. Members pay for the sessions they attend.
What is your service standard for responding to referrals/accessing services?
We run as a drop-in service, and don’t have a waiting list. We usually respond to emails within 24 hours, but always within a few days, and the phone is answered during our opening hours (there’s an answerphone outside these times).
Who provides / funds your service?
Self Funded, Voluntary/Charitable, Local Authority
Are children, young people, parents / carers charged for your service?
Details of charges, whether any help is available with costs
Youth club - £3/session
Daytime adults session - £15/day
Feedback and complaints procedure
We have compliments/comments/complaints forms available at the centre, and can provide these through the post/by email if required. We carry out an annual satisfaction survey. Staff are always available during our opening hours to discuss any issues.
How will I know my child/ young person will be safe using this service?
All our staff are trained in safeguarding. All our staff and volunteers are DBS checked. At our youth club, the ratio of staff/volunteers to children is at most 1 staff member/volunteer to 3 young people.
Local Offer Age Bands
5-11, 11-16, Preparing for Adulthood
Supporting people with
  • Autism
  • Behavioural, emotional, social difficulties
  • Hearing impairment
  • Medical needs
  • Moderate learning difficulties
  • Physical disabilities
  • Profound and multiple learning difficulties
  • Severe learning difficulties
  • Specific learning difficulties
  • Speech, language communication needs
  • Visual Impairment
Last Updated

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Address: The MAPP Centre  22 Mount Pleasnt  Reading  Berkshire

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