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Hoffmann Foundation | Autism Charity London | The Hub

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Providing a caring and loving place... The Hub provides an inspirational set of services aimed at people with Autism, communication & learning difficulties.
The Hub Day Center hide

The Hub was opened in 1953 as a special school for children with learning, communication and behavioural difficulties by Alice Hoffmann de Visme MBE. In the 1970's the school became an educational day centre as there were no provisions back then for school leavers.

The Hub provides a service for people with Autism and learning difficulties. A large majority of the service users have not been formally diagnosed with Autism. We are currently open from Mon-Fri between the hours of 9am-3pm for 51 weeks per year. The Hub is closed for bank holidays.

We currently have 15 service users attending on different days. Funding is on a 1:1 or 1:3 basis although this can change depending on a service user's identified needs.

We are happy to discuss the individual needs of any potential service user to see if we can provide any activity specifically tailored for them.

Aspirations Read more

To provide an individualised and recognised service of excellence to people with Autism and learning difficulties, which will enhance their lives and empower the individual to develop skills necessary for independence.

Activities Read more

We provide the following activities:

  • Horse riding
  • Gym
  • Swimming
  • Arts/Crafts
  • I.T
  • Basic Education
  • Massage
  • Sensory
  • Music
  • Daily living skills
  • Community - walks, cafes, pubs, parks
  • Cooking/baking
  • Yoga
Location Read more

The Hub is in a prime location situated in a busy community and close to amenities. It is possible to walk to Wood Green which has many different shops and a bus & tube station.

There is a large shopping mall and various different cafes and pubs. There are 2 local parks, a library and swimming pool close by.

Contact details Read more

The Hub,
2 Park Avenue,
Wood Green,
N22 7EX

E mail:
Tel: 020 3326 6360