Certitude/BRIT School community partnership award winner is announced

Last month we revealed the shortlist of the students who had been nominated for our first-ever ‘Making a Difference Award, presented to a student for their dedication and commitment to community involvement. We’re pleased to announce that a winner has …

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“A place of his own”

Our Shared Lives carers open up their homes to people with learning disabilities or mental health needs, so that they can become an integral member of the family, share in the daily activities and be a part of the local

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Things can happen but life can move on

Following the birth of her daughter, Rosetie experienced post-natal depression, which made her feel unable to leave the house. When her husband died and she was left with three daughters to look after, she began to feel that all hope …

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Cecelia’s got talent!

When Cecelia moved into a Certitude supported house it soon became clear that she is more than just a pretty face…

Until a couple of years ago, Cecelia was living with her sister in Greenford and, so, moving to a …

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Amir runs to the beat!

Our Community Fundraiser, Sam, met with Amir to speak about signing up for ‘Run to the Beat’, a 10k run in Wembley this September. Amir is supported through our outreach service in Harrow.

Please consider sponsoring Amir at

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“Get to know us.”

Stephanie is a confident, outgoing and bubbly young woman from Lambeth who is on a mission to experience as many new things as possible. She also has a learning disability and, during Learning Disability Awareness Week, wants Certitude to help

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“I want to make progress, not just make do.”

When it comes to gardening, Richard is extremely green-fingered, talented and knowledgeable. He also happens to have schizophrenia, is on the autistic spectrum and does not currently take medication. Following the passing of his father while studying at Cambridge University,

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Certitude and the BRIT School reveal shortlist for community partnership ‘Making a Difference’ Award

As part of our aim to build closer ties with local communities, we have been working with the renowned BRIT School on developing inclusive theatre workshop sessions for people we support and students at the School. Over the past year, …

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Our approach to supporting someone with epilepsy

In developing our approach to supporting people who have epilepsy, we have sought to ensure it is aligned with the principles set out in NICE clinical guidance on epilepsy. Our approach has been put together by people with epilepsy, their …

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I don’t like parties???

I dont like parties 1People with learning disabilities always seem to be very keen on parties; generally speaking, who wouldn’t be! Nothing beats a good night out with drinks, dance, company and excitement, but not our James. James is having to learn how to …

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