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  • Supported Living

    We support people to lead the life they want in the home they choose and to feel safe in their community. Flexible support packages range from light touch to 24 hour, to meet all needs. 

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  • Short Breaks

    Leading Lives offers short stays and supported holidays to enable family carers to have time away from their caring role tand provide a break for the individual. Support and accommodation at short notice is also available to people in times of crisis.

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  • Community Support

    Our teams assess people’s needs then work with them to develop and maintain the skills they require to continue living as independently as possible. This includes responding to people in times of crisis.

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  • Community Hubs

    Leading Lives has building based resources in the community. Our Hubs and Units offer a range of activities, information, guidance and learning with a variety of support to meet people’s needs.

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  • Opportunities

    Once referred, our Opportunities team use person centred approaches to work directly with people to help them find the things they want to do in their life. Through learning new skills and actively participating in the local community our customers can gain in confidence and progress towards independence.

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  • Independence Plus

    Independence Plus is a whole package of support services that are especially designed around you. They enable you to continue to be independent in your own home amongst family and friends.

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Leading Lives provides a wide range of high quality support for people including those with learning disabilities, physical, multiple complex needs and autism, older people, young people in transition and family carers across Suffolk.  We support people to live the life they choose. Our new Independence Plus service provides home and community based support to a wide range of people with diffferent needs to maintain their independence and lead full and active lives.


Leading Lives is an employee owned social enterprise and reinvests profits back into the business or into the community and we are always looking to employ people who want to make a difference - check out our current vacancies.


We have made a video - A Day in the Life of Leading Lives

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Our vision:

To support people to lead the lives they choose.

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positive input...

''I get a tremendous amount of satisfaction working with people. I believe in empowering people. Every one of us benefits from having a positive input in our lives, especially if we create it ourselves.'' Sandra, Team member

I've got my own front door key...

' It's better living here, I've got my own space. We all get on ok, I do my own thing. I meet my friends at the pub to see bands and i've got my own front door key so I can come and go as I please. ' Ash


We have buildings based services throughout Suffolk.

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We're currently looking for team members and volunteers.

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    £30,000 Community Benefit Fund Open to Bids

    Local charities and community groups will be able to benefit from their share of a £30,000 countywide fund.  The Leading Lives Community Benefit Fund will award grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 to Suffolk based organisations who support people with learning disabilities, older people with dementia, young people in transition, people with autism and family carers

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    Easter Events in Ipswich

    Young people with a learning disability will now be able to access a package of activities over the Easter break.  Leading Lives is organising the programme with partner organisations.

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