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We're passionate about supporting people with a learning disability to live as independently as possible.


Living in a safe and secure home is as important for people with a learning disability as it is for everyone else.

Finding a place to live is an important part of living independently, but there are often challenges to this happening.

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Housing Easy Read

See our easy read guide to choosing where you want to live, there are lots of things you might want to consider.

Easy Read

Easy read guides

If you have a learning disability, you can download and read the guides below to help you make decisions on the issues that matter to you.

If you are a family member or carer of someone with a learning disability you can also use the guides by downloading or printing it off and going through it together with the person you support.

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Housing Questions
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We hold the Advice Quality Standard so you can be sure about the quality of the advice we provide.

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The Mencap helpline is a member of Advice UK in England.

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