Training and being part of a community can be really beneficial. It can help people to make friends, gain skills, build their confidence and become more independent.

Training at Café West

Café West is a modern, bustling café set within York’s West Offices, run by United Response. It is designed for people to learn new skills in a safe and fully functional café environment. Some of the skills include learning how to make barista coffees, preparing a range of hot and cold meals and developing good customer service.

Download the Café West leaflet

Outreach (Health & Wellbeing)

Our Outreach Health and Wellbeing service supports people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs to access a diverse range of groups, activities and social opportunities. This can be anything from going for a coffee, attending a music lesson, or going to the cinema. It could also be help with developing life skills such as cooking at home, travel training, budgeting or managing household duties.

Download the Outreach leaflet

The Base @ Burnholme

The Base @ Burnholme is an activity base for adults with learning disabilities. Set within the new Centre@Burnholme, we have six different spaces ranging from the main hall to a quiet room. We also have use of the kitchen space to deliver independent living skill training.

Download the Base @ Burnholme leaflet

The Autism Hub

The Autism Hub is a safe, predictable, comfortable and autism-friendly environment for people to spend time accessing support. In addition to this, people receive training and life skills development from a committed, enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff team. Working towards agreed outcomes, people who attend develop skills and confidence leading to an improved quality of life.

Download the Autism Hub leaflet

Contact us

Details on how to contact each service can be found in the leaflets provided. Alternatively, please call us on 01904 672572, or email