My son is more confident and more aware of others. He has peers to learn from and interact with.

Ian - Billericay

My daughter has made new friends. We have met up with them outside of SNAP too and she loves that very much.

Lisa - Brentwood

Activities for teenagers and young people

C160901 0953SNAP+

For families with young people with special needs and their siblings aged 12 and over

Various session times during school/college holidays

SNAP+ offers young people an opportunity to make friends and have fun while Parents/carers can relax together, use the library or speak to a parent adviser. 

Activities include:

  • The Multi-sensory room - experience a world of colour, light and sound
  • IT Suite – using specialist equipment
  • Arts and crafts
  • Wii, snooker table and air hockey
  • Table top and outdoor games

Call the helpline for session times and to book a place on 01277 211300
Cost: £5.00 per family

SNAP would like to thank Essex County Council's Short Breaks for their support of holiday sessions at SNAP.


Older Group MasksDrama club

For young people with special needs aged 12 and over
Wednesdays 5.00pm to 6.00pm term time

These sessions give young people the opportunity to develop social and communication skills as well as building on self-esteem and confidence through role play, team games, art and exploring characters, props and costumes.  Parents can relax together, use the library or speak to a parent adviser. Siblings are welcome to use the facilities upstairs while the session is running.

Call the helpline for further information on 01277 211300
Cost: £5.00 per session

SNAP would like to thank Essex County Council's Short Breaks for their support of the SNAP Drama Clubs.


DSC 0015Yoga Grooves

For girls aged over 12 with special needs
Mondays 5.00pm to 6.00pm term time

Yoga Groovettes uses games, music, team and partner work, to help the girls benefit from healthy exercise, relaxation and increased confidence through understanding how their bodies move, how movement makes us feel, building strength, flexibility and coordination. Parents can relax together, use the library or speak to a parent adviser. Siblings are welcome to use the facilities upstairs while the session is running.

Activities include:

  • Confidence building games
  • Learning new poses and routines
  • Relaxation skills and calming strategies
  • Having fun and making new friends

Call the helpline for further information on 01277 211300
Cost: £5.00 per session

SNAP would like to thank Essex County Council's Short Breaks for their support of Yoga Grooves at SNAP.