Welcome To Linkage

Linkage Community Trust is a national charity based in Lincolnshire, delivering high-quality specialist education, care and employment support services to people with learning disabilities. Linkage College is the longest-established specialist college in the country and accommodates both residential and day students, aged primarily between 16 and 25, at our Lincolnshire campuses. Its 38-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.

News

  • Ceremony Marks Start of Work on Linkage@South Staffs
    Ceremony Marks Start of Work on Linkage@South Staffs
    Linkage and South Staffordshire College have joined forces to provide the best specialist education, care and employment support services to disabled people in the area. An historic moment in the campaign for the rights and opportunities of people with learning disabilities was marked by a turf-cutting ceremony at South Staffordshire College’s Rodbaston Campus. Chair of Governors Ray Faulkner and Chief...
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  • Weelsby Campus Students Graduate at the Minster
    Weelsby Campus Students Graduate at the Minster
    The Principal of Linkage College hailed the remarkable achievements of students after another busy academic year at the Weelsby Campus in Grimsby. Matthew Orford addressed a packed Grimsby Minster on Monday (14th July) which saw an afternoon at which 27 students graduated from Linkage. There were also a number of learners who received Duke of Edinburgh Awards and six students were honoured...
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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.

College

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.

Employment

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.