Oaklea is a charitable organisation with a vision based on the principle that everyone has a positive contribution to make to society and the right to control their own lives.

We can help you.

Oaklea provide high standards of care and aim to enable individuals to be as independent as possible. Whatever your circumstances, if you have a need then we can help you access the right levels of support.

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We can advise you.

Our team of over 500 employees comprises highly qualified and experienced individuals who can advise and assist in every aspect of professional care. You can call us on 01539 735 025 or get in touch by email at enquiries@oakleatrust.co.uk

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You can support us.

Oaklea is a charity. Our existence and continued operation relies on external funding, the generosity of benevolent individuals and organisations. If you'd like to help support our work, then we'd love to hear from you.

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What's On Offer

For older people

Find out about Winter Warmth, our Good Neighbours programme, advice and guidance.

For people with learning and physical disabilities

Find out more about the support we can provide with independent living, employment, community participation, and good health and wellbeing.

For young people

Find out about the clubs and activities on offer for young people, as well as information on Wishlist.

News + Events


The Appleby Hub opens to the community

Profile: Appleby Hub, 06th Jun, 2016

On Saturday 28th of May, the Appleby Hub hosted it's debut Hubcraft Market day to celebrate the launch of our fantastic community building.

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Oaklea hosts Kendal job fair

Profile: Oaklea, 24th Mar, 2016

For Oaklea, April will be a busy month of recruitment and we have jobs in lots of different areas of the charity. We have opportunities for a Team Manager (Homecare & Community in South Lakes); Customer Advisers; and Volunteers for our new Furniture Warehouse on Stramongate.

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