The Chris Ruth Centre is a day service for over 21 year olds with “very high needs” disabilities. It is only in recent years that children with both physical and intellectual disabilities have had the option of accessing mainstream education,


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Hoon Hay In 2005 we moved to the old Hoon Hay Working Mens Club with 22 people. At the beginning of 2016 we purchased this property with the support of the Lamar Trust and the Rata Foundation. We have 3



Support and training is comprehensive, individually planned and community-oriented. Our programmes have two major focuses. ‚óŹ Workplace Participation – Voluntary employment positions are arranged with local businesses. Placements are usually for one hour per week and at no cost to

Our Mission is to provide a high quality, individualised community-oriented service for people over 21 with very high needs disabilities.

Each person has a programme developed through our individual planning process.

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Work Place Participation

Matthew is a real pleasure to have around . His visits are often the highlight of our day. Our customers enjoy seeing Matthew and his support people in our nursery. It is great we can all work together.

Brenda Emms Oderings Nursery

The Chris Ruth Centre is a charitable trust

We can continue to provide support to our clients with high needs disabilities with your help

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