We are an independent local Voluntary and Community
Charity Organisation, dedicated to the service of people
with a learning disability or difficulty, and their families
and carers, living in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.
We were founded in 1950 by parents of children
suffering from a wide range of disabilities. They came
together to support one another in their struggle to
care for their disabled children and to fight for
recognition and services to help them continue to care.
Today, over half a century on, some of those original
parents still lend their time and support but are joined
by parents of later generations. Specialist services for
people with a learning disability have been hard won
and there is still a long way to go in the fight for justice
and opportunity in the lives of the learning disabled.
|Our mission Statement
We will look to identify needs and work to enhance the
quality of life of all those with a learning disability and their
carers in the Greater Nottingham area.
We are committed to delivering a comprehensive support
function that is sensitive and appropriate and will work
collaboratively to improve choice and inclusion into the
community of all those it seeks to serve.
Our aims are to: