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Wolverhampton Gateway Club

Wolverhampton Gateway is affiliated to Wolverhampton Mencap and is a club for adults with learning difficulties. We cater for adults of all ages and have members in their teenage years as well as several members who are senior citizens. We hold our activities at the Beckminster Church as it is most accommodating and welcoming. We all value their help and friendship and look forward to our Friday evenings at Beckminster.

Gateway aims to provide friendship and support for all people with learning difficulties. Members socialise; play pool, table tennis, darts and Wii games; run a tuck shop; engage in literacy and numeracy challenges; listen to music; engage in craft activities; take part in karaoke and play bingo.

Gateway organises a number of trips and events for members including visits to theme parks; to places of interests such as the Space Centre; to the theatre and for meals in pub restaurants. 

Wolverhampton Gateway is a busy club, with over seventy members and a waiting list. We can make a justifiable claim that we are one of the most diverse clubs in the area in terms of age, ethnicity and ability and that we are able to make a significant difference to the lives of the learning disabled in Wolverhampton. We have a small staff who are all volunteers. 

Our Contact Address for correspondences:

Mencap Wolverhampton
Glyn Bank
13 Lloyd Street

For more information please contact the club leader or visit our webpage.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Trudy O'Hara
Contact Position
Club Leader
0121 602 4027
Beckminster Church - 01902 344910
Gateway Club - Wolverhampton

Where to go

Our Club activities take place at:
Beckminster Church Hall
127 Birches Barn Road
West Midlands

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Friday Evenings 7.00pm to 9.00pm

Other Details


£2.00 per session


Age Ranges
Age range from around 16 – 80 years
Referral required

Record Last Updated on: 15/07/2022

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