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The Sherwood Centre, Mansfield Woodhouse

The Sherwood Centre is an autism specific day service offering a wide range of structured activities specifically focusing on building practical skills for the workplace and independence. Our building is an easy to access building which has generously spacious rooms. It is on a business park which reflects the purpose of our work based activities and opportunities.

Our experienced staff will develop a bespoke programme of activities, tailored to individual needs and aspirations, within a structured and supportive environment.

The service runs Monday to Friday excluding Bank Holidays and can offer support from 1 to 5 days a week.


The Sherwood Centre offers a broad and exciting programme of activities based around the service user’s individual needs.

Activities Available:

  • Furniture restoration and upcycling
  • Pottery
  • Leather work
  • Woodwork
  • Art and crafts
  • Cookery & Baking
  • Music sessions
  • Organised Walks
  • Make up and beauty
  • Gardening
  • Independent living skills
  • Shopping
  • Conservation
  • Sensory sessions (Sensory Room)
  • Support with literacy and numeracy
  • Support with ICT / Computer skills

Opportunities and skills

  • Promoting team work
  • Building confidence
  • Developing work skills
  • Promoting independence
  • Work experience opportunities
  • Support into paid employment
  • Access a range of activities and to have fun whilst learning new skills
  • Promoting team skills
  • Health and wellbeing skills
  • Independent living skills
  • Being able to make informed choices

Contact details:

Tel: 01623 541403

Manager: Sophie Jones

Assistant Manager: Lyndsay Faulkner