Covid-19 – update on current day services, 12th April 2021

Reach’s day centres remain open in line with the government’s latest guidance relating to health and social care provision. Extra measures are in place to keep our clients, staff and volunteers well. All activities comply with latest government Covid-19 regulations and are monitored closely. Our senior management team will keep the situation under constant review and our Centre Teams will be in touch with clients and/or carers in case of any change.

In addition to activities at our centres, our innovative and popular alternative service includes online socials and courses, telephone welfare calls, and delivery of activity and wellbeing packs. We are also supporting family carers through online, telephone and face-to-face communication.

To find out more about current day services please contact Chantelle Welsher, Group Manager Client Services at Chantelle.welsher@reachuk.org or telephone 07834 578704.

To find out more about our support for unpaid carers please contact Catherine Shatwell, Carers Matter Manager at Catherine.shatwell@reachuk.org or telephone 07715648691.

To find out more about how we have supported people during the last year, please see our Crisis Response page. Or click to find out more about what we do and how you can get involved today.


Reach Southwell is very much part of the local community. Situated in the very centre of the town, we are able to offer clients lots of opportunities and activities. Coming along to Reach Southwell gives the chance to get involved in local life and to feel connected to their community in an easy-to-access location.

As this is also our headquarters, we are firmly plugged in to Southwell life and that means that we can support our clients to get involved in local events. Reach Southwell clients have participated in the Lantern Walk, archaeological digs and other community events in recent years, and there is lots more to come.

At Reach Southwell we offer:

  • regular courses including Media Fun, Fun and Fitness, Art and Singing
  • women’s group on Mondays
  • men’s cookery on Wednesday evenings
  • In, out and about group on Thursdays
  • weekly massage and reflexology therapy
  • one-to-one life skills sessions led by trained and experienced volunteers

We can also offer supported volunteering opportunities for clients who are preparing for their next steps towards independence and active citizenship.

Find us at: Prebend Passage, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0JH. Call us on 01636 819066.

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Helen Davenport
Southwell Centre Manager

Hello, I’m Helen – I’m Centre Manager for Southwell. I have been working for Reach for 8 years now in a variety of roles. I love getting to know our clients and their families and trying to have a positive impact on their lives through our day services. The thing I love most about my job is the challenge of providing varied day services and thinking up new ways to engage clients through new topics and ideas.

Reach Southwell

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Activity Timetable

Please note the timetable is subject to change and there is a waiting list for some sessions.

Sessional rates vary. Adults with learning disabilities may be eligible to receive personal budgets from Nottinghamshire County Council to pay for sessions. For more details on the personal budget process please contact 01636 819066. We can sometimes offer places on funded projects at lower sessional rates.