Shearwater Community Integrated Living and Learning Scheme (SCILLS)

Shearwater Community Integrated Living and Learning Scheme (SCILLS)

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Shearwater Community Integrated Living and Learning Scheme (SCILLS)

SCILLS is no ordinary community centre. It offers a range of facilities for the local community in Shearwater, Sinfin, Derby, but uniquely it also gives people with learning disabilities the chance to help run the centre - cleaning, gardening, making refreshments, office work and helping with group activities. It relies almost entirely on volunteers, both with and without learning disabilities, to keep the centre going.

The vision of a small group of parents of adults with learning disabilities, it aims to prove that people with learning disabilities have a lot to offer the community - if only they are given the opportunity

  • Developing SCILLS

    SCILLS needs a dynamic, creative and far-seeing development worker to really fulfil its po... More