Learning disability and autism

Our programme is about making health and care services better so that more people with a learning disability, autism or both can live in the community, with the right support, and close to home.

Additional funding for national Voluntary and Community Sector organisations to support children, young people and adults with a learning disability and autistic people in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This funding is for national Voluntary and Community Sector organisations to provide additional support for children, young people and adults with learning disability and autism and their families as they continue to live with and through the impact of the pandemic.

Appreciating the significant challenge COVID-19 has had on individuals this is a non recurrent in year grant, funded through the Spending Review, to help provide additional support, advice and information for individuals and families.

The closing date for applications is 15 September 2021.

Learning Disability and Autism Programme Grant Application Form

Homes not hospitals

Homes not hospitals

Find out about how we are building more services in the community for people to get the support they need close to where they live.

Improving health

We are working on lots of different projects which are all helping to make people’s health better.


Useful documents, webinars, contact phone numbers and all of our case studies.

STOMP - Owen's story

Sarah and Owen Thomas talk about how getting the right support and medication has helped Owen make the most of the opportunities he has been offered – including performing in his local pantomime and competing in the British and English Equestrian Vaulting Championships.

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