supporting people with learning disabilities to lead more independent lives in the heart of the New Forest

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A donation of £25 could support a student to develop skills, to flourish and grow and live more independently

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Latest News

  • Jun
    Free Taster Days at our Day Opportunities. Book your place now for 21st July or 20th August, to find out what it is like to come to Minstead. . Contact or download the booking form and send with the ...
  • Jun
    We are launching a Friendship and Advice Group on Fridays at Butterflies Café in Rumbridge Street, Totton, starting 3rd July 1pm to 3pm. This is for anyone with learning disabilities who don&rs...
  • May
    Exhibition and sale of original paintings by Joshua, student at Minstead Training Trust for people with Learning Disabilities. Joshua’s first exhibition of his striking animal paintings takes p...
  • Feb
    June 20th 2015 at 12.30pm Keep this date free in your diaries, another great time to be had with music, afternoon tea, stalls, games and more. Come and enjoy a great afternoon out in our wonderful ...
  • Feb
    Minstead Training Trust's Spring Newsletter is now available to download - see the download panel at the top of this page. It contains all the latest news and upcoming events at Minstead Lodge so you ...
  • Oct
    Thank you to all who have sponsored our students who walked and swam in their latest star challenge.More than £700 has been raised so far, and there is still time to donate. Go to our JustGiving page
  • Aug
    A small group of young people taking part in a Government initiative, the National Citizens Service (NCS), raised over £500 for Minstead Training Trust, purchasing new equipment and wheelbarrow to be ...
  • Aug
    Minstead Training Trust were nominated for a Royal visit as a leading example of best practice in the field of providing training in Work, Life and Social Skills. Since the Trust started, it has earne...
  • Aug
    Despite the threat of heavy thundery showers, the rain held off and this year's fete was a real success. Julian Lewis MP opened the event, that was superbly supported by friends and families of the 10...
  • Jan
    The Trust has been nominated at the Rotary Club New Forest’s President’s Charity of the Year.  We have already received a very generous donation of £1800 from the charity but now it’s our turn to...

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