Homefield College

Homefield College

At a glance

Causes

  • Education
  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Young people

Other details

Organisation type: 
Charity
Geographical remit: 
Local

Objectives

Homefield College is a charity which provides education, training, care and support to people aged 16+ who have a learning disability and / or difficulty, with particular emphasis on people on the Autistic Spectrum and people with communication difficulties. Our beneficiaries also include individuals for whom we provide residential support and day services.

We encourage learning by providing opportunities for students and other beneficiaries to gain experience in our enterprises and in outsourced work experience placements. A major part of our approach involves fostering a family-like environment to improve stability and well-being.

Activities

We deliver education / care in the following areas:

Education and Training

  • Residential and Day courses – full time or part time
  • Vocational training, supported internships, work experience and employability skills
  • Social and life skills
  • Therapies
  • English, maths and communication

Residential Care

  • Social and leisure activities
  • Independent living skills
  • Employability skills and work experience
  • Progression through positive risk taking
  • Residential Experience available during both term time and non-term time

Day Services

  • Activities that promote social inclusion for individuals and groups through access to local community facilities including: our established clubs and activities, leisure centres, libraries, shops, volunteering and work

Current opportunities

Leicestershire, LE12 7AR

We are currently looking to invite a new member to join the Board to work with existing Trustees and the College’s Senior Management Team as a...