It is every person’s birth right to live and play adventurously.

Why volunteer

Volunteer at ELHAP and make a real difference. There are so many reasons to volunteer at ELHAP, including to gain valuable work experience, develop your confidence and self-esteem, improve your CV and your employability as well as to enhance your UCAS application.



Why work for us

We have a fantastic and dedicated team of over 90 people employed in different jobs. ELHAP is a professional organisation that attracts people from different backgrounds but with a common passion and determination to help improve the quality of life for each and every person using ELHAP services.



Get help!

There are lots of ways ELHAP can help your family. Please check out our range of services for children, young people and adults with disabilities and who have experienced disadvantage...



Over 6,000

visitors per year

Based in a

five and a half acre enclosed woodland

Playing adventurously

since 1976

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Latest events

  • Family Outdoor Terrace Party

    Get your tickets now for a Family Fun Day and Outdoor Party in aid of ELHAP. Read more

  • Summer Family Fun 2019: Gigantic Water Fight

    We will be having a massive water fight plus play and have lots of fun In the water play (weather permitting). Or you can just come and play in the afternoon! Read more

  • Summer Family Fun 2019: Exotic Animals Workshop

    Get up close and personal with a host of Exotic Animals from around the world...Snakes, bugs, furry things...Or you can just come and play for the afternoon! Read more


  • Hayes Walks For ELHAP

    ELHAP is an incredible charity providing adventure play opportunities for children and adults with disabilities. Read more

  • Safety and Building Innovation Worker vacancy

    The Safety and Building Innovation Worker’s work is based in ELHAP’s five and a half acre adventure playground, ancient orchard woodland and building. Read more

  • Orchard Project Playworkers vacancies

    We are seeking two to three Playworkers for our pioneering ELHAP Orchard Project (we are open to applications for working one to five days per week). Read more