Welcome To Linkage

Linkage Community Trust is a national charity based in Lincolnshire, delivering high-quality specialist education, care and employment support services to learning disabled people. Linkage College is the longest-established specialist college in the country and accommodates both residential and day students at our Lincolnshire campuses, aged primarily between 16 and 25. Its 36-year history has established Linkage as a major provider in delivering flexible services, which promote personal autonomy, independence and achievement.

The aim is to ensure that learning disabled people have the same rights and opportunities for inclusion, fulfilment and feeling valued in society as everyone else.

Linkage Care Services offer residential care, supported accommodation and respite care facilities in more than 50 properties across the county and beyond.

Linkage Employment Services work in partnership with more than 140 employers to support learning disabled people into meaningful and sustainable jobs..

Services We Offer

  • College
  • Care Services
  • Employment Services
  • Respite Care
  • Specialist Autism Unit
  • Supported Living
  • Community Support
  • Employment Engagement
  • Moving on Partnership


  • Linkage's Local Offer
    Linkage’s Local Offer
    Find out about all the services provided by Linkage through the new Local Offer. This covers education, adult skills and employment services. Click here for the full picture with specific literature for students, parents and professionals....
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  • Government Grant Gives Green Light to Increase Access for Disabled Students at Linkage College
    Government Grant Gives Green Light to Increase Access for Disabled Students at Linkage College
    A new, £430,000 development at Linkage College in Grimsby will widen access to further education for young people with learning difficulties who also have physical disabilities. A two-storey building extension to the main MacKenzie Building at Linkage’s Weelsby Road campus will offer a large physiotherapy room, extensive changing/wetroom areas and flexible spaces to create personal tutorial  and counselling rooms at the...
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Care Services

Linkage runs residential care homes and supported accommodation and respite care with some 56 properties across the county. It is all part of Linkage’s vision of helping learning disabled people achieve independence where possible.


Linkage College, which is been rated as “good with outstanding outcomes for students” by Ofsted, provides exceptional education for young learning disabled people aged 16 plus. Students are both residential and day learners at our campuses.


Linkage’s service users benefit from our supported employment service and our specialist team has secured paid work with national and local employers for learning disabled people who have gained industry-recognised qualifications.