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West Berkshire Mencap Friendship Skills

A weekly group that meet with their peer group and friends that is set up to equip people with a learning disability with social and life skills promoting social inclusion, equality and understanding between those with a learning disability and the public.

Our aim is to make learning fun.

By delivering a range of purpose built training and awareness programs supported by highly trained staff and guest speakers expert in their field. Our aim is that people with learning disabilities are as independent as possible, connect with their local communities and develop a social network.


Who to contact

Contact Name
Cathy Black
Contact Position
Educational Coordinator
01635 778120

Where to go

Link Up
The Slater Centre, Unit E
Hambridge Rd. Ind. Est
RG14 5SS

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Every Wednesday, 12.00 - 3.00pm
Time of day
Session Information
Closed between Christmas and New Year

Other Details


Is there a charge for
using this service?
Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£19.50 Per Week
Invoiced monthly
Wheelchair accessible?


Referral Details

Referral from Social Services or can self refer.

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.