The Lantern Community (Sheiling Trust)

The Lantern Community (Sheiling Trust)

Charity information

The Lantern Community (Sheiling Trust)

The Lantern Community situated in Ringwood, Hampshire offers adults with a learning disability the possibility to contribute and partake in a mutually supportive and working environment.

Founded 1991

  • Mission statement

    The Lantern Community aims to provide a home life, fulfilling work, friendship, social interaction, opportunities for personal growth, adult education, cultural and spiritual inspiration for adults with a learning disability. This takes place in an intentional community which develops from the mutual support that each individual gives and receives.

    Camphill's Mission Statement
    "The world wide Camphill movement strives to create communities in which vulnerable children and adults - many with learning disabilities - can live, learn and work with others in healthy social relationships based on mutual care, support and respect. Camphill is inspired by Christian ideals as articulated by Rudolf Steiner. The Camphill Movement is based on the acceptance of the spiritual uniqueness of each human being, regardless of disability, or religious or racial background. "

  • Aims

    The Lantern Community (Sheiling Trust) aims to:

    • Our first aim for the coming one year is to build a crafts centre for the community and to develop it into a learning centre (therapeutic crafts work).
  • Overview

    Established: September 1991

    Registered Charity Number: 326502

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 18

    Part time staff: 14

    Volunteers: 13

    Phone number: 07936270137

    Address: Lantern Community Folly Farm Lane Ringwood Hampshire BH24 2NN

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  • Craft centre

    This development aims to provide meaningful and productive work experience opportunities t... More