30 Years and Still Going Strong


How it All Began

In 1985 two local families, each with a son with Downs Syndrome, decided to do something about the lack of high quality residential care available for their children. They decided they would open a home for a group of young people with learning disabilities, including their sons, who had all attended the same school in Bristol and were now facing a future as adults. And so Orchard Vale Trust was born.

And Now

We have four care homes which provide homes for 33 people with learning disabilities, We provide day-services for our residents and a further 11 people.

We are proud to be part of our local commuity and we currently employ 67 local people.

Read more about our history here