We are based in the heart of Hackney and offer fun and engaging day opportunities and activities for adults with learning disabilities and on the autistic spectrum.
The Hub Club is run by Outward, a care and support charity that has been helping vulnerable people for more than forty years.
Join The Hub Club and you can get involved in a variety of fun and engaging activities throughout the week.
Our ethos for the service is to have a purpose and learning element to each session.
- art workshops will result in an exhibition being held and the artwork being showcased
- our cooking sessions are run in collaboration with Bags of Taste and enable you to learn how to cook healthy, low-cost meals. You will also get to eat everything you cook at the end of the session!
- there are regular trips and outings to exciting venues around Hackney, including museums, art galleries and nature reserves. You will always learn something new.
A typical week may include activities such as gardening, museum visits, boccia, nature visits, joy of sound, healthy cooking, art and cycling.
There is something for everyone.
Our members and their relatives help shape the service and decide on what sessions we hold. This makes The Hub Club your club.
You help decide which activities you want to do.
See our full range of services here... Outward
Record Last Updated on: 25/01/2019
Registered Charity No: 800529
Registered company number: 2151434
We are a member of/have the following accreditations:
- Autism Accreditation
- The British Assessment Bureau ISO9001 and OHSAS18001
- The British Safety Council
- Investing in Volunteers
- Investors in People
- Mindful Employer
- The Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG)
All Outward staff go through a rigorous learning and development programme to be prepared to deliver high quality care and support services.
All our training courses are mapped against the standards of the Care Certificate and Manager Induction Standards (MIS).
You can be confident that anyone using our services will be treated with respect and will be supported by well-trained staff who know exactly what they are doing.
Time / Date Details
When is it on
Hub Club runs from 8.30am - 3.30pm Monday to Friday
Time of day
We do split the Hub Club yearly timetable into ‘terms’. There is no break between terms
apart from at Christmas and New Year. The end of a term is just a useful point for us to assess how the Hub Club is progressing and what we can do to make it better. Hub Club runs all year round.
The daily rates for The Hub Club
£115 for 1:1 support
£87 for 1:2 support
£ 72 for 1:3 support
If you would like to bring your own support, the cost is £10 for half a day and £20 for a whole day.
Most of the Club members pay using their personal budgets from the Council.
However, we can accept payment from anyone.
Who is eligible?
The Hub Club is aimed at adults with a learning disability and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder.
You do not have to be a Hackney resident to join Hub Club.
We always assess potential Hub Club members, to make sure it is a suitable environment for them.
We accept referrals from anyone.
You can be referred or refer yourself.
You can find out more using the contact information on this page, for all referrals.
What to do if you have a complaint
We have a formal complaints process. You can either ask us for a complaints form or can write your own letter, sending this by email to:
or in writing/by post to:
The Quality Team, Outward, Newlon House, 4 Daneland Walk, Hale Village, Tottenham Hale, London N17 9FE’
You can also give us a call on 020 8980 7101 and ask to speak to our Quality Team.
If you want to send us some positive feedback, we would love to hear from you.
Just send us your positive feedback by email to:
Can parents & young people buy this service as part of their SEND personal budget?
SEND Personal Budget - Notes
Please see the ‘Cost of service’ section for pricing.
There are lots of different options depending on your level of need.
We are happy to explain anything that is not clear.
How to Get Here
Local bus numbers:
26, 48, 55, 106, 254, 388, D6, 394
Bike: Santander Bike docking a short walk away.
Tube: Bethnal Green (Central Line)
Train: Between London Fields and Cambridge Heath stations.
Disabled Parking: Short term – nothing available but in August 2019 there should be two spaces belonging to the venue.
Space for dropping people off and collecting them in Booth Close off Victoria Park Road.
Providing transport to or from the service: Support staff at the Hub Club will accompany any Club members to and from the Hub Club on public transport if they need help.
Club Members are free to travel independently too.
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