Herne Bay Day Resource

East Kent Mencap have a selection of brand new online services for people with a learning disability, including Virtual Day Resource sessions. These services are available during and outside of lockdown, and we can help you with any technical issues accessing these services from home. Find out more here.

Our Herne Bay Day Resource is located in the heart of Herne Bay.

Members can take part in fun activities, learn life skills and meet new friends. Members are also supported to access services in the community.

There is always one member of staff for every four service users, so all individuals can feel supported.

Opening times

Monday - Friday, 9am to 4pm


Activities on offer include cooking, upcycling arts and crafts, and drama.

Members are also supported to access services in the community, such as the library and leisure centre, and be involved in local events.

Throughout the year, members have the opportunity to showcase their work at a number of local events, from photography exhibitions to stage productions.

How to become a member

To become a member at the Herne Bay Day Resource you can ask your Care Manager to refer you, a family member can call us or you can call us yourself.


To attend our Herne Bay Day Resource, it costs £20.45 for a half day and £40.91 for a full day. Your local authority can pay us directly, or you can pay for your own support with your own money or funding from your family.

Free taster sessions are available for newcomers.

Getting here

Our Herne Bay Day Resource is located on Canterbury Road in Herne Bay. Find us on Google maps here.

There is free parking in some of the residential streets nearby and multiple bus stops on Canterbury Road within a five minute walk from the Day Resource. Herne Bay Train Station is a 15 minute walk away.

Get in touch

For more information on our services call 01843 808 964 or email

Check out this video below for a taster of the type of activities with which our Day Resource members get involved!