The aim of Sutton Support Services has always been to provide adults with learning disabilities with the opportunity to learn new skills and activities designed to
encourage each person to reach their true potential, to enhance their community opportunities, life and social skills. We pride ourselves on taking a holistic approach to working with people with
learning difficulties and their families.
Find out more about Learning Difficulties here
Find out more about our life skills projects for Adults with Learning Disabilities here
It is for this reason we are becoming respected within the local community and with Social Workers alike, we have gained reputation for actively promoting community
involvement, through the Social Enterprise Projects we offer. Each one has been designed to improve or enhance employment, income generation and volunteering opportunities.
Throughout the week we provide support to over 40 people, from a mild learning disability to complex care. Our small team now consists of 12 people working throughout
the week in addition three visiting supporters; an aromatherapist, a massage and relaxation therapist, and a podiatrist, as well as an active group of volunteers.
Find out more about PMLD here
We have always been involved in the training of new Social Workers and Psychology students mostly through Birmingham University, providing direct observation and case
study modules of their training. We also provide opportunities for young people to gain work experience during their last year in school.
Providing a Foundation for Personal Growth
At Sutton Support Services we actively promote community involvement, to this end there are a number of Social Enterprise Projects on offer throughout Sutton
Coldfield, each one designed to improve or enhance employment opportunities, income generation and volunteering opportunities. Throughout the year participants make and sell items made in our