Here at ubu we help people make the best of themselves and the most of their lives. For some people, this isn't easy to do on their own. They may have a learning or physical disability or they may have social and behavioural difficulties.
Any of these things can make it harder to fit in to the world around them. If this sounds like your experience, you've come to the right place!
In a nutshell, we provide support - usually in one of our flats or houses - to help you live an independent and fulfilling life, or to help you live the life you want.
We're here to help you achieve your goals. We work out a plan that's specific to your needs. It will give you the support, information and advice for the things you want to do and that are important to you. Each plan is as individual as the people we help.
Who do we help?
Anyone - children, young people and adults - who has a need and who lives in our region: North West England, North East England, Yorkshire and East Midlands.
What do we offer?
Help so you can lead a more independent, fulfilling life. Helping people move and live in their own home assisting them to identify ways of becoming more independent. Yes people, like you, start a new life living as independently and safely with as much or as little support as you need.
5-9 Haywra Street Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 5BJ
With ubu’s support, I found a course with St John Ambulance that would teach me the basic skills, and set me on my path to qualification. I worked very hard and soon received my certification. However, I’m not stopping there! I have since enrolled for another course to further my training and increase my skills.
Getting these qualifications has made me even more enthusiastic to become part of a volunteer unit, helping provide valuable first aid at public events and being of service to my community.
Jill and Andrea recently took a late year break to take in some sea air at a beachside caravan park on the east coast.
Staying on a holiday park meant that there were plenty of activities to get involved in and nightly entertainment to boot. Given that the ladies had a whole week to do whatever they wanted they spent some of the time relaxing in the sea breeze, but also managed to fit in plenty of shopping and sightseeing in nearby Filey and Bridlington, as well as indulging in some fine fish and chips.
There was fun to be had trying their luck on the slot machines and at the times when it got colder there was plenty of cosy hot chocolate to be had!
What a great way to spend a week!
Jill and Andrea
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