Helping you transition

We understand that for young adults with learning disabilities the transition from school to adult life can be a stressful process, ECL will support you to make the choices right for you. With 28 hubs across Essex, we provide a nurturing environment where you can meet new people, learn new skills and try new things.


Ask away! Anything at all. From costs to arranging to visit our centres. Check out our frequently asked questions.

Alternatively, call us on 03330 135 438 (Local Charges Apply) or email transition@essexcares.org.


Vocational work-based training

Learn work based skills which can lead to employment, volunteering or to a more enriched life. At the end of your time with us, we will support you to take that next step towards a job.

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Browse locations near you

Take a look at the services offered at each of our Day Centres. Each of our 28 centres have their own website location page, so it is worth browsing through to see which may suit your needs.

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Some words from our customers...

I started training at Café Goodman in May 2015, later gaining employment as a result but decided to come back as a volunteer one day a week because I want to assist others on their journey.

Whilst at Café Goodman I learnt skills in money handling, catering and customer service. All the things I enjoy in life that make me happy.

Oliver Pascoe, Customer