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The Ark Trust

The Ark is a person centred support service for people with learning disabilities or on the autistic spectrum to access day opportunities.  

We provide the alternative to traditional day service provision.

Our service focuses on those who are preparing for independent living.

The Ark Trust Ltd is a charity that enhances the lives of people with disabilities and other disadvantaged groups, by means of access to and participation in the arts and new media. It runs various courses and activities throughout the year and is a UK Online centre. It also champions inclusivity and citizenship. Actvites include:

  • Art Classes - where you will learn the basic skills to explore your creativity.
  • Beats Jammin' - purcussion based music sessions using junk purcussion, drums and world instruments
  • Dance and drama
  • Kick boxing
  • Friday Night Project - A weekly social night for people learning disabilities
  • Holidays and trips
  • Day support

For a full list of activites available visit the Ark Trust Website.

Who to contact

01344 266 899

Where to go

The Space
Units 20 - 21
Market Street

Other Details



Cost varies depending on activity

Visit the The Ark Trust website for details 

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.