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

  • Fit Girl Slim's Celebration Dinner

    Enjoy an evening of great food and entertainment while supporting ELHAP. Read more


  • Mayor's Appeal Fundraiser

    ELHAP speaks for itself. We got to know the team last year while it was the Mayor's Charity. Amazing group of people - can't do enough! Read more

  • SponsoredWalk For ELHAP

    ELHAP is an amazing local charity which supports children and young people with disabilities, including my son Ruiz. Ruiz is currently benefitting from ELHAP in two ways; he attends the Drama group (Transition Studio), which he loves! He has just started on the Transition Project, which will support him to make decisions about his future. It is vital that charities like this exist, especially in the current political climate where there have been lots of cuts to SEND services. Read more

  • Lions Club - We Serve

    The Charity speaks for itself, we got to know the team last year, while it was the Mayors Charity, amazing group of people, can't do enough. Read more