• Decorating Christmas cakes in the Wilberforce Living&Learning Zone

    Decorating Christmas cakes:

    miniature Christmas cakes which they had baked (in empty baked beans tins) before were decorated by Wilberforce tenants and guests from other organisations in a pre-Christmas session in the Living&Learning Zone

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    Unwanted jewellery:

    We can turn your unwanted costume jewellery into help for people with sight loss and other disabilities. Drop it in or post it to our Huntington head office

  • A photograph of a eye test in the Wilberforce Low Vision Clinic

    Low Vision Clinic:

    Comprehensive test and advice if your visual impairment adversely affects your everyday living

  • Picture of guests from other support organisations at a craft session in the Living & Learning Zone

    Living & Learning:

    Art/crafts sessions in the Living & Learning Zone are popular with tenants and guests from other support organisations

  • Picture of Wilberforce tenant Caroline happily drying the dishes a homr


    Our tenants live as independent and fulfilling a life as possible

Four Wilberforce tenants were delighted to receive Easter eggs from Minster FM listeners for all 33 tenants in Wilberforce houses in York and Tadcaster. Left to right: Gordon, Leslie, June, Alex Brown - Drive Time presenter on Minster FM. The fourth tenant, John, is not in the picture.

Wilberforce tenants delighted to receive Easter eggs from Minster FM listeners

Published Apr 16th, 2014

Four Wilberforce tenants were delighted to receive 33 Easter eggs from York radio station Minster FM, one for each of the tenants in Wilberforce supported housing in York and Tadcaster. After the presentation, in the Skills Room of the Living&Learning […]

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Falling beads provide an auditory experience for a Wilberforce tenant

New Wilberforce sensory room delights our tenants and guests

Published Apr 3rd, 2014

A new sensory room for people with disabilities, including sight loss and learning disabilities, has been created at the Wilberforce Trust in Huntington, York. It was open for the first time on Thursday 3 April for an all-day ‘drop-in’ open […]

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Wilberforce tenant Stephen greets a visitor to York Minster with a leaflet on activities at the Minster during Lent

Stephen delighted with his first ‘job’, volunteering at York Minster

Published Mar 27th, 2014

  Wilberforce tenant Stephen, who lives in one of the trust’s York houses, is delighted to be doing his first ever job, especially as it is at York Minster where he regularly attends services and bell-ringing practices. Now he spends […]

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