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Leonard Cheshire are at the heart of local life - opening doors to opportunity, choice and support in communities across the UK and around the world.

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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Sandra, a resident at Heatherley


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"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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Josh, a speaker giving a presentation about Disability Hate Crime

Words Hurt

We've collaborated with Kray-Z Legz to release a new rap which shows that language is an active and passive barrier in the connection between disabled and non-disabled people.

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Stories, blogs and podcasts

Why Nurdin is determined to learn

13-year-old Nurdin loves going to school and playing sports with his friends. But when he was younger, school didn’t seem like a possibility.


Building businesses back in India

Jis Jose, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer and Rajan, Programme Manager from Cheshire Homes Coimbatore, reflect on the impact of the pandemic on livelihoods in India.


Why Disability History Month is important

Selina Mills is our Relationship Manager. She tells us about her favourite blind figures in history and why celebrating Disability History Month should be important to everyone.