Stourbridge Camphill Houses

Vivian Griffiths

Postal Address
19 South Road

Electronic Mail
01384 441505
Number of over 18s
Number of under 18s
Legal structure
charitable incorporated organisation
Open in principle to new members
Charge visitors
Work in Lieu

Camphill Houses is based in and around the busy town of Stourbridge, on the urban rural fringe to the south-west of Birmingham. Our Camphill community has been assisting adults with learning disabilities and other special needs for more than 30 years, with a supported living programme designed to enable each individual to find his or her own direction in life and an appropriate degree of self-reliance.

Our community is fully integrated into the life of the town. A range of supported accommodation is available to meet different needs. Four houses close to the centre of Stourbridge, and one just outside the town, provide a home life in an extended-family atmosphere, with residents living with our support workers and their families.

Those with greater independence have the opportunity to share a flat or house, or have independent accommodation on their own. All are socially attached to one of the larger households and may come to the household for a meal, for help with money and budgeting, or whatever other support is needed. A comfortable and secure home environment helps build the confidence needed to manage in the wider world outside.

community shares income to some extent
community does not require capital from members
community does not have broadband internet access
community does not generates any of its own electricity
community does not use solar energy
community buildings insulated to a high standard
community members use bicycles
community has organised system for car sharing
community is accessible by public transport
community shares utilities
community has tool sharing system
community has organised systems for recycling
community has some kind of ecosewage system
community is involved in land management
community grows a lot of vegetables
no communal animals
regular communal meals
community has policy which restricts smoking
community buildings not wheelchair accessible
community is not involved in campaigning

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