About us

Adult learning disability charity, supported living and day opportunities provider 

As a national charity and not-for-profit organisation, Camphill Village Trust brings 70 years of experience, knowledge and passion to supporting adults with learning disabilities, autism, mental health challenges and complex needs.

Find out our mission, vision, and values, our history and meet the leadership team.

Vision, mission and values

To see more people with learning and other disabilities lead a life of opportunity.

Our leadership team

Camphill Village Trust is led by a team of Trustees and Directors with a diverse range of experience in health and social care, as well as other industry sectors.

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Our history

The Camphill movement, as it came to be known, was founded in Scotland in 1939 by an Austrian Doctor Karl König with a group of young helpers. Born in 1902, König had significant experience in working with children with learning disabilities within a residential setting.