About us

As a national charity and not-for-profit organisation, Camphill Village Trust brings over 65 years of experience, knowledge and passion to supporting people with learning disabilities, autism, mental health challenges and complex needs.

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.


Safeguarding adults is everyone’s responsibility and we encourage an open and transparent approach across Camphill Village Trust.

Key documents

Catch up on our key achievements and CQC ratings. Many of our policies are available here for you to download and read too.

Joining Camphill Village Trust

Media enquiries

Do you have a story that you are researching, or you wish to speak to us about the work of Camphill Village Trust? Find information on our positioning statements, real-life stories and our press releases.

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 a learning disability within a residential setting.