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Supporting people with disabilities for over 65 years

Rose Road was established in 1952 to empower young people with complex or multiple disabilities, and their families.

Why does our mission matter?
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We provide a safe and welcoming environment

With a 24-hour respite service and a wide range of clubs and activities, we offer something for everyone.

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Have fun, and help us raise funds!

From sponsored runs to cake sales, there's loads of great ways you could help Rose Road raise money.

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Would you consider making a donation?

Every year, we need to raise £500,000 just to maintain our services. Could you help us reach our goal?

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Making a positive difference to the lives of young people with disabilities

The Rose Road Association is a charity that provides services for over 300 children and young adults with severe physical disabilities, learning difficulties, and/or autism.

We are based in Southampton in the UK, and also work across Hampshire and surrounding counties.

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Your donations make a huge difference

We need to raise £500,000 each year just to keep our services running, and much of this comes from individuals making donations and leaving us gifts in wills.

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We provide support and services to young people with disabilities, and their families

At the heart of our operations is the Bradbury Centre which is a safe and welcoming space for children and young people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD).

We offer 24-hour respite care, as well as a range of activities to suit the tastes and abilities of the children and young adults in our care.

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Soft play

Our hoist accessible soft play area is particularly popular with our younger service-users.

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Sensory room

Also hoist accessible, our sensory room provides a much-needed space for relaxation and stimulation.

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The Oaks & Acorns

Both children and young adults can stay in one of 15 fantastically decorated bedrooms at our 24 hour respite facility.

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We've got loads of exciting events lined up

Our team is always coming up with fun new things to do. From cake sales to glamourous dinner parties, there's sure to be something you'll want to get involved in!

See what's coming up

Rose Road always is always looking for volunteers

Volunteering at Rose Road can make a huge difference. Whether you can commit to a regular day a week, or want to start off by helping at one-off events - we’d love to hear from you!

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Looking to join our team?

Rose Road employs a diverse and passionate team, working with people from all walks of life. We offer a competitive salary and plenty of work-place perks.

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Rated 'Good' by Ofsted and an Independent Regulator

We were rated 'Good' by Ofsted and The Care Quality Commission, reflecting our commitment to provide safe, high quality services.

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