Youth Hub

Contact details

Adam White
Telephone: 02392 671846

The Enable Ability Youth Hub is a service that was previously run by the Portsmouth Autism Support Network and as such is primarily designed for young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorders from 5 to 18 years of age.

The group meets every Thursday afternoon during term time, where service users can come along and interact with others, build friendships, take part in games and enjoy a regular social environment.

There is a rolling set of four activities which run from 4:30pm to 6:30pm during each month as follows:

Activity

Location

Day of Month

Costs

Lego Club

Landport Community Centre

First Thursday

£4 for one hour, 

£6 for two hours

Cooking Club

Stacey Community Centre, Walsall Road, Portsmouth, PO3 6DN

Second Thursday:

£5 per person

Social Club - Geek Retreat

Geek Retreat, 35 Arundel Street, Portsmouth, PO1 1NB

Third Thursday

£5 per person

Social Club - Game Over

Game Over, Old Portsmouth

Fourth Thursday

£5 for an hour or 

£8 for two hours.

Service users can pay via BACS online or cash upon arrival

To apply for the service either ring the Enable ability offices on 023 9267 1846, email autism@enableability.org.uk . go into the office, or use Facebook by clicking on the icon below:

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Key Facts:

Eligibility

Aged 5 to 18 years old living in Portsmouth and SE Hampshire (postcodes PO1 - PO17)

Level of support

For young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Access

By referral or enquiry, a home visit will be required beforehand to assess suitability and to build a care plan.

Location

Various locations dependent on activity including Landport Inter Activ (Community Centre), The Pyramids, Hollywood Bowl and Game Over.

When

Every Thursday from 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Cost

The costs of the support staff are borne by the charity from various funding sources.

Additonal fees

Expenses related to the various activities to be borne by the parents or carers. See table of costs below.

More information

Call the office on 023 9267 1846 or email: autism@enableability.org.uk