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We are Leonard Cheshire and we provide support to people with disabilities to live, learn and work as independently as they choose whatever their ability.

We offer a variety of services including residential and supported living, therapy suites, youth centres, social activities as well as training and volunteer programs.

We believe in building a fairer, more inclusive society. One that recognises the positive contributions we all make.

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Rebecca with Jacob, a volunteer, at the Gloucestershire House fashion show

Living

Explore the opportunity to live more independently, have new experiences, build your confidence and social group.

Find a care home

Supported Living

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Chris, a resident at Gloucestershire House

Learning

Build your confidence through new skills or volunteering and get access to computers and adapted IT equipment.

Can Do programme

Digital Support

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Sandra, a resident at Heatherley

Working

Unlock potential. Get help with finding employment, writing your CV or accessing the latest technology.

Change 100 internships

Employment Support

"Getting involved with Leonard Cheshire was a game-changer. For years I thought I wouldn't find paid work that suited my campaigning skills because of my disability. But Leonard Cheshire gave me the chance to develop my skills and build my experience."

Joshua Reeves, Campaigns Support Officer (Wales)

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Rising costs will soon leave me out of options

One of our supporters told us about the impact the cost of living crisis is having on their life and why they're scared for the future.

"I've become an expert in frugality, owing to the ever-increasing difficulty of making ends meet on disability benefits that have not been adequately adjusted for inflation and rising costs."

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