CoCoCare Vocational Day Service

Welcome to CoCoCare, the new Vocational Day Service for Adults with Learning Disabilities.

About CoCo

The CoCoCare Philosophy: The name CoCoCare originates from the term Community Cohesion: working towards a society in which there is a common vision and sense of belonging by all communities; similar life opportunities are available to all; and in which strong and positive relationships exist whilst continuing to be developed. Lifelong […]


At present, we offer a choice of between three and six workshops per day. We have specialised sessions that people can sign up to, which concentrate on the 5 different areas that CoCoCare support. Namely: Monday – Sports Adventure Tuesday – Employability Wednesday – Performing Arts Thursday – Personal and […]

Free Taster Sessions

Taster sessions provide an opportunity for you to experience our service with no commitment, so that you can find out for yourself whether CoCoCare suits you. Taster Days Our free Taster Days are a no obligation opportunity for you to sample a day at CoCoCare. We will spend half the day […]


We use quality, wheelchair accessible vehicles to transport customers to and from activities. A local pick-up service is available if required.

Our Service

We offer a structured but flexible experience to our customers, by carefully providing varied and challenging timetables. Each year we choose a theme to focus on. We specialise in small groups.

Activities and Workshops

We provide a range of vocational opportunities, offering work-related learning, careers education, enterprise education and work experience. This is delivered in a unique way, making each topic fun to achieve. We offer Gateway qualifications which are assessed through the gathering of evidence into individual portfolios. Use the menu above or click the links […]

We have worked on a number of different projects, chosen because they are topics that interest us.   Past projects include;  Family History Colchester then and now Colchester Earthquake   Current projects include; Grow Forth & Propagate Oral History Plastic Seas   We will have lots more projects going on […]

Our performing arts programme offers a broad range of innovative performance (on stage) and production (backstage) based programmes, focusing on drama, dance and music, as well as exploring other art forms. Throughout the programme there will be opportunities to present work in varied performance settings, and access the community to […]

We pride ourselves on helping people to develop their personal and social skills, and can accredit their achievements with a Gateway qualification. Gateway qualifications are inclusive and suitable for all abilities from Entry Level right up to Level 2. Use the menu above or click the links below for further details: […]

Our Creative Arts programme encompasses all media, including art, craft and digital art . Our specialist creative arts course, CoCoCreatives is a whole day on a Monday, packed full of art, fashion and design. We deliver most of our creative arts from our dedicated art studio within 37 Queen Street. Use […]

At CoCoCare we recognise the benefits of sport for everyone. Regular exercise improves health and fitness. Health is defined as a state of complete mental, physical and social well-being.  Mental benefits include: Improved confidence Relief of stress/tension and stress related illness  Physical benefits include: Losing weight Improved posture Improved body […]

Contact us

We are easily reached by car, bike or bus, with parking facilities for cars and bikes, and a bus stop within 50 metres for bus routes 70 and 71 (serves Chelmsford, Braintree, Marks Tey & Coggeshall), 65 (Colchester) and 88 & 88A (Halstead & Earls Colne). We also offer a […]

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