If you have a learning disability, we may be able to support you through a range of housing schemes that help you live in your own home.
All of our services are supported by friendly, professional and knowledgeable staff who are motivated to support and care for adults with learning disabilities across Bedford and North Bedfordshire.
- help from the Bedford Independent Living Team
- home care tenancies
- registered care for people with higher support needs
- short breaks service
16 Huddleston Way, Bedford MK41 9RW
Huddleston Way is a supported living project which is short term, for up to three years. Tenants are supported and through training programmes learn the skills necessary for living independently in the community.
Tenants are supported and through training programmes learn the skills necessary for living independently in the community. These skills could be things like budgeting, shopping, cleaning or laundry. Tenants develop their skills over time until they reach a point when they can move on into another flat in the community. Office is manned 7am to 11pm every day. Sleep-in staff are on shift 11pm to 7am.
You can ask for a referral through Bedford Borough Council Adult Learning Disabilities Team. You can also ask for English translator if you need it.
Tel: 01234 408719
George Beal House
Off Williamson Road, Kempston, Bedfordshire MK42 7HL
George Beal House is for adults with learning disabilities and people who have a range of complex needs, including multiple levels of disability.
It is a short breaks service which works closely with the Shared Lives Scheme. The short breaks service comprises of interlinking bungalows and offers a service to a number of people and their families in a flexible way.
Registered Manager: Sheena Blake
Tel: 01234 718226