How can you explore the possibility of joining Loch Arthur Community, either for yourself or someone you know?
We are a working community which includes men and women with learning disabilities. There are 11 houses in which all together more than 75 people live, including 28 people in supported tenancies. There is a farm, a large garden, a creamery, a bakery, craft workshops and a thriving farm shop and cafe.
Loch Arthur Community is particularly suited for young people taking a step toward finding their own interests, skills and living situation. Joining Loch Arthur Community means making a choice about a way of life that includes working, social and home life.
You are very welcome to start exploring the possibility of joining us by arranging an informal visit. This gives you a better idea about what we do here, and whether this way of life might suit you or the person you are enquiring for.
This exploration can start in a person‘s late teens, although people need to be at least 21 by the time they actually come to live in a supported tenancy at Loch Arthur. This is because the Community offers an active but fairly settled and responsible way of life and it is very important that the person concerned makes a particular choice to be part of that. It is usually not possible or appropriate for someone to make such a decision earlier than their twenties.
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If, after a visit, you’d like to take further steps towards applying, we can tell you more about how to continue the process.