The Fifth Trust

The Fifth Trust

Charity information

The Fifth Trust

We support adults with learning difficulties and provide them with education, training and meaningful work experience at our two skills centres in East Kent. We currently support 140 students aged 17 to 65. We are committed to a person centred approach shaping everything we do around the individual.

Founded 1990

  • Mission statement

    Our mission is to provide a safe and fulfilling way of life for adults with learning difficulties in East Kent, coaching each individual to achieve their potential. Through enjoyable and productive work, both in the local community and in our Garden Centre, Café and many craft, media and horticultural activities our students develop life skills as well as the confidence to make personal choices about their own lives. Every day, we challenge ourselves and our students to do and be the best that we can.

  • Aims

    The Fifth Trust aims to:

    • To provide a secure and fulfilling way of life for men and women with learning difficulties in East Kent.
    • To provide adults with learning difficulties with the appropriate opportunities for personal development to enable them to make their own life choices however large or small.
    • To provide them with enjoyable and meaningful work experience in a structured environment.
    • To encourage interaction with the general public by participation in our Garden Centre, Café and contract gardening work and other activities held in the local community.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1990

    Registered Charity Number: 1136718

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 23

    Part time staff: 25

    Volunteers: 16

    Phone number: 01732 457594

    Address: 7 Middlings Rise, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 2NS

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