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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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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.

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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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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.

Watch the video

Kray-z-legz behind the scenes

Stories, blogs and podcasts

Making inclusion the headline act

Rapper Kray-Z Legz tells us about navigating the music scene as a disabled person and why representation is so important.

Blog

Podcast: Fantasy Fiction with Ennis Rook Bashe

In this episode, Gwenyth Withers chats to disabled, neuroqueer author Ennis Rooke Bashe. We talk to them all about their debut novel and look at disabled experience of media creation and consumption.

Podcast