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


Support offered by Co-op Local Community Fund

Profile: Appleby Hub, 22nd Sep, 2016

The Appleby Hub has been selected by the Co-op Local Community Fund to receive funding to support the work it's doing in the community,

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The John Street Jammers visit the 1940s

Profile: Oaklea, 30th Jun, 2016

The John Street Jammers are a team of Oaklea customers and employees from Barnard Castle who make jams and marmalades to sell to members f the public. The money they generate goes back into the project to help them create new recipes.

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