Grace Eyre’s vision is for a society where people with learning disabilities and autism can fulfil their dreams and wishes, are respected as equal citizens, and are part of, and contribute to their communities.
Grace Eyre’s mission is to deliver Our Charter created by people with learning disabilities and/or autism who want: to be listened to; have access to housing; be part of their community; have strong and supported relationships; have jobs; travel around; try new things and to be healthy.
Kirsty Pentecost: "I decided to become a trustee because I wanted to do more things within Grace Eyre. Being a trustee means I can help run the way Grace Eyre works in the future, so it is an amazing opportunity for me."
Our Charter is about living our lives in the way we want to, getting good support from kind and friendly people.
“We want to be heard. We want staff to listen to us and act on what we say. We want everyone to have good communication skills.”
“We want to belong to our local community. We want to be part of the bigger picture. We want to go out more. We want to be involved.”
“We want good relationships. We want happy relationships with people we get on with. We want to go out on dates, have a partner, get engaged and married and have families. We want to be able to have LGBTQ+ relationships.”
“We want to choose where we live and who we live with. We want to choose our staff. We want to be independent.”
“We want to have good employment opportunities. We want paid and volunteer jobs.”
“We want to be able to travel independently using public transport. We want to travel abroad. We want to go on holidays with family and friends.”
“We want to try different things. We want to meet new people. We want to build our life skills.”
“We want to keep fit, have active lives and healthy minds.”