Who are we....?

We are a voluntary organisation providing a range of services to people with different support needs. Our social enterprises provide training and work experience towards employment. In 2015 we celebrated 60 years of delivering support in the Scottish Borders.

Our services are guided by the founding mission and values of the organisation and are constantly evolving to meet the needs and aspirations of the individuals who use them along with their families.

To find out more about the services we offer click on the links below…… 

What we do

We are passionate about supporting people to live life to the full, and to always experience being respected, cared about and valued and included. We support people in different ways – at home, in the community, in taking short breaks, and developing skills for employment. To find out more about what we offer, click on the links below……. 

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Working in Partnership

Each person’s support is unique built around what they need and want from their service or from their training and learning opportunities. In everything we do, there is a strong commitment to working together to achieve what the person needs and wants in their life, based on respectful relationships and being flexible and creative in the way we work.  

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Latest News

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Remembering Charmian

As you will have heard our Director of Care and Support and Chief Executive, Charmian Ledsham  passed away suddenly on 21 January 2021.

We were deeply shocked and saddened at this tragic news. Our thoughts and prayers are with Charmian’s family, and we extend our deepest sympathies to them. 

Charmian was a key pillar of our organisation and it was a privilege for us all to know and work with her. Charmian was an inspiration to so many of us; she led with dignity, respect, passion and professionalism and above all was true to the mission and values of this organisation. 

We thought that we may be able to find a little comfort by sharing our memories and stories about Charmian. If you would like to do so please go to the following web address  or email We will ensure that these messages and stories are shared with Charmian’s family. They have said that it is a comfort to them to know how deeply we cared for Charmian.

As a Board we wish to reassure you that continuity of services and financial matters is being maintained.

Sincere regards

On behalf of the Board of Trustees

Bro John O’Shea