Welcome to Lifeworks. Each year we support 200 children, young people and adults with learning disabilities to have great lives. We have residential and short break social care services, specialist further education, and lots of community projects with our young people leading the way.


We need your help today

Please donate and help us to support more people who need us.

Lifeworks College 2022 Enrolment

If you are interested in September 2022 College places get in touch with us to discuss your options


We are recruiting!

Work with us to change lives

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Our Services &
How We Can Help

We support families, children, young people and adults with learning disabilities.
Find out more about how we can help you below.

Further Education College

A specialist further education college in South Devon delivering post 16 learning for young people with learning disabilities.

Residential Care

Offering 24 hour specialist care in a home away from home for children and young people in Dartington and adults in Torbay, supporting each person to reach their full potential.


Our short breaks offer caring environments for children and young people with learning disabilities to have day adventures or overnight stays and lots of fun. 

Breaking the Barrier to Surfing, Cycling and more

Breaking the Barrier makes sport affordable, accessible and enjoyable for people with learning disabilities and families. 

Holiday Activities

Adventures during the school holidays for young people with learning disabilities offering fun, friendships and new experiences with a skilled staff team.
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A Safe-Space platform of free online activities for people with learning disabilities to connect with each other, take part in a range of interactive sessions and have fun.


Get Involved

Support Lifeworks and become a learning disability champion. Whether you want to take on a new challenge, put on your own fundraising event or simply make a donation – you will be making a real difference to the lives of the people and families we support.

Be a Champion for People With Learning Disabilities

Kick start your career with Lifeworks

Become a Learning Disability Champion. Find our more about how you can work at Lifeworks in Devon and help to make people’s lives the best they can be. Working at Lifeworks is more than just a job, it is going to work knowing you will be making a real difference to someone.

Find out more about working for us

News, stories & blog

Totnes Tennis Club Raises £6,674

Totnes Tennis Club raises £6,674 marking the beginning of a partnership to make Tennis accessible to all.

Healthy Holiday Disability Sports Event

Join us for our end of Summer Holiday Project's multi sports event on 27 August at Torbay Velopark

Safe-Space Donation

Claims.co.uk make generous donation to Lifeworks Safe-Space project

Lifeworks College Ofsted May 2021 report

Lifeworks May 2021 Ofsted monitoring report information

Captain Tom 100

Celebrate Captain Tom’s amazing achievements in a special event over his birthday weekend.

Summer 2021 Youth Bubbles and Safe-Space

Weekend short breaks and online activities for young people with learning disabilities

Easter Holiday Bubbles 2021 and Safe-Space

Easter Holiday Bubble short breaks and online activities for young people with learning disabilities

Totnes Animal Safari’s Donation for Lifeworks

A new rabbit in town and a kind donation to Lifeworks

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Make a difference

3 Ways you can help Lifeworks

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Donate To Us

You can help people reach their full potential by donating online. It will much such a difference.

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Work For US

Join us here at Lifeworks and help people’ in our services to have great lives.

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Fundraise for us

Have an idea of something you could do to raise money? We’d love to hear from you!

For more info, 
Check out our social media!

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