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Optalis Day Services

Day services for people with learning disabilities

We can provide all sorts of facilities and equipment for you to try different things, as well as plenty of places to chill out and relax!

Optalis runs services for older people, as well as activities for people with a learning disability, including a horticultural project at a farm in Stratfield Turgis.

 There are 3 Day Centres - main contact for all 3 0118 977 8600

  • Westmead Centre, Rances Lane, Wokingham, RG40 2LH
  • Earley Crescent Resource Centre, Lower Earley, RG6 4HB
  • Woodford Park Leisure Centre, Haddon Drive, Woodley RG5 4LY

You might enjoy:

  • Arts and crafts, from paintings to pottery and models
  • Learning computer skills
  • Sports, like playing badminton at Woodford Park and darts at a nearby pub
  • Swimming and keep-fit classes at Loddon sports centre
  • Drama, dance and music sessions
  • Trips to the Maiden Erlegh Park nature reserve
  • Horse-riding

There is also the 'Out and About' service during evenings and weekends for adults with learning disabilities.

You can learn practical life skills. Our staff can help you get onto further education courses and work schemes, prepare you for job interviews and boost your confidence with support to communicate better, speak up for yourself and take part in discussions.

Who to contact

0118 989 9750

Where to go

Acorn Community Centre
Fernlea Drive
RG41 3DR

Time / Date Details

Time of day
Session Information
Varies depending on the activity

Other Details


Cost can vary depending on the service that is being used. Please enquire directly to Optalis for costs 0118 977 8600


Referral required
Referral Details

Contact Optalis 0118 977 8600

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.