Harrogate Skills 4 Living is a registered charity that provides care, support and accommodation to people in the Harrogate District with learning disabilities and autism.

We strongly believe in equality and diversity and our vision is to “reduce inequalities and support people with learning difficulties and autism to overcome the barriers they face to leading fulfilled lives”.

Harrogate Chocolate Factory

Harrogate Chocolate Factory is our social enterprise where we’re doing a small bit towards creating a fairer and more equal world.

Inclusion is vitally important to us. We encourage active participation and engagement within the local community.

We’re on a mission to provide the best person-centered care and support services we possibly can: support and services that are designed for you and by you wherever possible.

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Our new co-production group!

Over the last couple months, we have started a Co-production group. Co-production acknowledges that people with ‘lived experience’ of a particular condition are often best placed to advise on what support and services will make a positive difference to their lives. The aim of our group going forward is to work together and improve services […]

Social Enterprise Yorkshire and the Humber 2023 Awards

We’re delighted and extremely proud to win the ‘Large Social Enterprise 2023 Award’ at the SEYH event held at York Hospitium on 7th March 2024. For the first time the Social Enterprise award was split into two categories due to competition and to give smaller organisations a fairer chance. Other categories included, Social Entrepreneur of […]

SEYH Nomination for Harrogate Skills for Living!

We are beyond excited to announce we have been shortlisted as a finalist in the large social enterprise category for the Social Enterprise Yorkshire and Humber Awards!  SEYH was established in 2008 and is working hard to develop a strong regional social enterprise network, support existing and developing social enterprises, research, represent and lobby on […]

Our annual Christmas party is back!

Our Christmas party is back! This was the first year we could bring all our service users together for a festive celebration since 2019 and my did we make the most of it. We spent the day dancing, singing, playing games, enjoying a lovely buffet lunch and then we finished the festive day off with […]
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