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Hello and welcome to our website

At Our Barn we are a registered charity (number 1181421) that runs community-based activities providing learning, life skills and social interaction for young people aged between 16 to 35 with learning disabilities or autism.

 

Our rather unusual name was chosen by the young people and comes from the log cabin we use in Redlees Play Centre. We have extended the opportunities we offer, but Our Barn Youth Club remains our flagship project. Details of what we offer can be found on our Current Programme page. We also update a 'live' Google calendar with times and venues, click here.

 

We enjoy sharing what we do on social media too - see the appropriate icons.

May 19 -

Our Barn wins Charity of the Year from University of West London VTeam, for volunteer placements. 

 

Buddy Bicycles at Osterley Park

Buddy Bicycles is our mini social enterprise. We hire out adapted two-seater and single-seater tricycles, and provide work experience for people with learning disabilities or autism. Contact cycling@ourbarn.org.uk to arrange hire. 

Our garden outreach team are seeking a patch of unloved public space to transform. Contact cathy@ourbarn.org.uk

 

 

London Living Wage 

At Our Barn we value our staff and pay London Living Wage rates as a minimum. We also invest in training, mentoring and guidance and seek to develop all our workers. Check the Vacancies page for currently available roles.

Give as you Live

Want to help us raise funds for Our Barn Community for free? Well now you can just by shopping online via Give as you Live!

 

When you shop at over 4,200 top stores including John Lewis & Partners, Expedia and Amazon via Give as you Live, they'll turn a percentage of your spend into free funds for us! 

 

Simply sign up, search for the retailer and start shopping. It's that simple!

 

Get started today by clicking the image above.

Our partners and sponsors

 

From our simple beginnings to our present-day structure, volunteers have paid an intrinsic part at Our Barn. Our short and flexible volunteer development programme is available to all. For more information about volunteering see our Vacancies page. We also offer corporate and team-building days. See our listing on Team London (external link).

 

To ensure our projects are accessible to everybody, we have a policy of not charging at the point of delivery. We are proactive in seeking grants, contracts and other large-scale funding but always welcome additional donations. Please be reassured that every penny goes towards enhancing our provision rather than general running costs.

 

Please use the Donate Now button at the top of this page if you would like to make a contribution.

 

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Our Barn Community is a CIO registered with the Charity Commission under number 1181421 Registered Office: Jubilee Lodge, Osterley Park, Jersey Road, Isleworth TW7 4RB © Our Barn Community 2014-2019