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About us

About us
About us

About us

Hft is a national charity supporting people with learning disabilities and their families.  Everything we do focuses on helping the people we support live the life they choose.

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    How we work

    We work in partnership with the people we support, their families and health professionals to develop effective, person-centred services.

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    Our service commitment

    We are committed to supporting people with learning disabilities to live the life they choose.

  • Involvement at Hft

    Involvement at Hft

    At Hft, we strongly believe that true involvement means providing opportunities to recognise and grow people’s capabilities and actively support them to put these to use in their lives.

  • Our history

    Our history

    Hft has been providing person-centred support for people with learning disabilities since the early 1960s.

  • Governance


    We’re governed by a Board of Trustees and experienced senior management team. Our members also have a say in how we’re run.

  • How we are regulated

    How we are regulated

    We meet a strict set of quality and safety standards and regulations focussed on meeting the needs of the people we support.

  • Our Charity Registration Details

    Hft Charity Registration Details

    Hft Charity Registration Details.

  • Annual reports and reviews

    Annual reports and reviews

    Hft Annual Reports and Reviews.

  • Find out more about mergers at Hft


    A key part of Hft’s strategy is growth. That’s why if and when the right opportunities present themselves, Hft will consider merging with similar organisations.

  • Memberships, Codes & Accreditations

    Memberships, Codes & Accreditations

    The various memberships, codes & commitments and accreditations we hold are just some of the ways that we work towards achieving the 'Keep Improving' and 'Quality' elements of our Fusion Model of Support.