No one’s too disabled or too affected by mental health difficulties to lead an ordinary life.

We all create our own version of ‘an ordinary life’. Everyone has a right to this.

Leadership Development

Growing and nurturing community leaders is at the heart of all we do.

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Employment for All

We are committed to employment for disabled people and people with mental health difficulties.

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Training and Development

We provide an annual programme of training and development, as well as individually designed packages for workplaces.

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Artists First!

We use the arts to engage with people, develop their creative abilities and enable them to challenge injustice and inequality.

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No one's too disabled to have a conversation

Sometimes people think that if disabled people don’t use words to communicate, they can’t have a conversation. There are many different types of conversation: some use words, some use signs, some involve an electronic communicator and some are a mixture of all of these and more.

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Banishing the stigma of mental health - Leon's story

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Success stories

  • Volunteer

    Working with Changing Our Lives have given me great experience and opened my eyes to what is possible! Read more

  • Fundraise

    There are many ways you can fundraise for Changing Our Lives and in October 2017 I decided to do just this. Read more

Make a Difference

  • Open Evenings

    Have you thought that working for Changing Our Lives might suit you? Find out more about our open evenings… Read more

  • We need you!

    Our team of volunteers are incredibly important to us and we are always looking for new volunteers to join us. We currently have 3 opportunities. Read more