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 400 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 our specialist Home Care services, welcome home from hospital service or our Golden Moments Companion Care

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


"Sowing the seeds of Love - a potted history"

Profile: Oaklea, 24th Apr, 2018

It's all gone to pot in Barnard Castle, County Durham (and not for the first time we're told!). Customers at one of our Supported Living properties have been getting all green fingered.

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Above us only (sunny) sky!

Profile: Oaklea, 20th Apr, 2018

Scorchio - You can't escape the fact that things have started to hot up a bit.....at long last! For Oaklea customers at our supported living house at Sherburn near Durham that can mean only one journey is needed - down the garden to enjoy their awesome Summerhouse! It was selected by the customers - emphasising the Oaklea mantra that it's all about empowering people and making sure they have a real input.

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