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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 social care support for people 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 Independence Plus service provides home and community based support to a wide range of people with different needs to maintain their independence and lead full and active lives.  We also provide services formerly delivered by Crossroads Care East Anglia through Independence Plus.


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 are delighted to have recently been named Health and Social Care Social Enterprise of the Year in the Social Enterprise UK 2015 Awards.


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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    New Boccia Sessions at Leiston

    Leading Lives have been working in Partnership with Places for People at Leiston Sports centre; we are launching a new session called Boccia which is a Paralympic Sport and was in the games in 2014.

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