Mission and vision

Our mission is to ensure that people with learning disabilities, mental and physical support needs have the opportunity to live their lives to the full.

Our vision is a society where everyone has equal access to the same rights and opportunities.


In our work we aim to be:

  • creative
  • strong
  • honest
  • responsive
  • and united


We were founded in 1973 with just one service in West Sussex.

We now support around 2,000 people, work in 400 locations across England and Wales and employ more than 3,500 staff.

As well as supporting people, we: