We help people to lead more fulfilling, independent lives by providing extraordinary support for adults with learning disabilities, autism, physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries or mental health needs.
Support that changes lives
At Lifeways, our focus is you. So whether you’re looking for a new supported living apartment or one of our residential services, your unique needs and goals will always be our priority. That’s the reason we promise to listen first and foremost. So that we can begin to really understand you, truly tailor your support, and work together to build a life-changing partnership from your very first enquiry.
Support as unique as you are
Our purpose at Lifeways is to improve lives - it’s as simple as that. We help almost 5,000 people all across the UK to live with independence in their local community. We support people to discover new hobbies, activities and friendships, spending quality time with like-minded people. And, we pride ourselves on helping each and every one of the people we support to find the confidence and self-belief they need to follow their personal goals and dreams.
How do we achieve this? By offering a truly personalised approach in everything that we do. Our support is always tailored around each person’s likes, dislikes and ambitions. And we build support plans in partnership with each person’s family and support networks, keeping everyone involved and informed, because we know how important it is for the people we support to stay connected with the people they care about most.More for families
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Use our online tool to search for and register interest in available locations.
Watch: Beattie's story
Beattie knew she wanted her independence and was ready to move out of the family home and into a more independent living environment, something she found with Lifeways at St Thomas House in North Walsham.Read story
Watch: Ross’s story
Ross moved to Lifeways after his parents realised it might be time to look at alternative care options once they reached their seventies.Read story
Watch: Melody's story
Melody, who moved to SIL from a hospital setting, talks about her love for her flat and the support she receives that has allowed her to pursue her creativity and find a new sense of independence and security.Read story
Careers with our trusted local teams
Our people make all the difference. That’s why we invest in their ongoing training and development, providing rewarding and progressive careers to people across the UK. Despite being the country’s largest provider of supported living, every one of our locations is run by trusted teams, meaning you'll experience a true sense of togetherness and feeling of family.Find a job
What's happening at Lifeways
Read all about the latest updates, inspirational stories, upcoming events and announcements taking place across Lifeways, our services and the support we provide.See more news
Our Scopwick, Lincolnshire residential service, The Croft, receives fresh new CQC rating!
The Croft, a Lifeways residential service at Heath Farm in Scopwick, Lincolnshire, has received a new rating from England’s health and social regulator.
Wish you were here? Dan takes a trip to Lanzarote
It was a birthday trip to remember for Dan when he went on holiday to Lanzarote for the first time.
Lifeways featured in LaingBuisson News: Rolling out workforce management technology from Deputy
Lifeways has been featured in LaingBuisson News after its announcement that it was rolling out Deputy, a workforce management technology that will see support workers use a mobile app to manage their shifts
Lifeways shares its transformation journey with managers across the country!
From October to December 2023, Lifeways brought together Area Managers, Registered Managers, Service Managers, and Heads of function from across its services for a series of regional Lifeways Connected events.
Transforming our supported living services: Our refurbishment of Alexandra Park, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea!
Lifeways has carried out an extensive refurbishment at our supported living service in Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland – marking the first of such projects in a plan to transform supported living services across the
Transforming Our Residential Properties: Our Kimbolton Residential Service, Bedford
Late last month, we outlined the transformation of our residential properties across the country.
How do outreach services work?
Outreach services are designed for people with complex needs who require flexible support – and so are ideal for those who would prefer to remain in their own home, but still need help with life skills or personal care.
Disability-friendly days out across England
Physical disabilities can affect people in a number of ways, and no two people have the same requirements.
Ep8: Yes to Positive Behaviour Support
For commissioners and professionals
As a commissioner or care professional you can refer to Lifeways with confidence. Every one of our support workers are working towards or have achieved the Care Certificate qualification, and more than 88% of our supported living locations are rated good or outstanding by the CQC. That puts us well above average in our sector.More for professionals
"I am so pleased and immensely relieved to see my clients out of a nursing home and into supported living. Already they are much happier and going out every day. This will transform their lives for the better."
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Use our online tool to search for a service and register interest in available locations in your area.Find a service