Transition exhibitors

Explore this year's National Star transition exhibitors, where they showcase their offering to our day and residential students.

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Accomplish is a specialist provider of support for over 1,000 people with mental health needs, autism, learning disabilities and acquired brain injuries. For over 30 years, our priority has been to enable people to live fun and fulfilled lives, across our residential and supported living services throughout England and Wales.

Room: Theatre

Achieve Together

With over 25 years of experience, Achieve together is an award-winning leading provider of specialist support and accomodation for people with autism spectrum conditions, learning disabilities, epilepsy, profound and multiple learning disabilities, deafness and assocaited complex needs.

Room: Sports Hall

Active Impact and You’re Welcome Gloucestershire

Active Impact creates inclusive opportunities for disabled and non-disabled young people to do together. Working with partner organisations across Gloucestershire, activities and events take place throughout the year for young people up to the age of 25.

You’re Welcome Gloucestershire is a free inclusive activity finder for all ages with clear accessibility information. Helping you to find things to do that work for you, easily search for one off events or regular activities by location, your area of interest or by access or specific requirements.

Room: Sports Hall


Aurora Hyde Lodge is a nurturing residential home for young adults transitioning from full-time education. With bespoke care for eight residents, their emphasis is on work-related learning and active, sociable activities. Situated near Bristol city centre, their CQC-registered care home provides 52-week residential placements for individuals aged 18+ with complex needs.

Room: Sports Hall


Boulders’ mission is to help everyone discover climbing and the benefits it brings, from the vibrant community to the positive impact it has on both your physical and mental wellbeing. They currently have three centres across England and Wales with one in Cheltenham and two in Cardiff all offering a range of climbing disciplines and session types.

Room: Sports Hall

Cheltenham Town Ladies FC

Room: Sports Hall

Choice Care Group

Choice Care is a specialist provider for people with learning disabilities, autism, mental health conditions and complex needs. They offer expertise across a range of specialisms, including support for people with behaviours that challenge. They are at the forefront of national best practice, with an outstanding reputation and consistently high CQC ratings.

Room: Sports Hall

Consensus Support Services

Consensus support individuals with learning disabilities, autism, and complex needs. With almost 100 services across the country – both supported living and residential – they cover Scotland, Wales, The South Coast, West and South London, the Home Counties, East Anglia, and the Midlands. Consensus also have a number of services specialising in supporting those with Prader-Willi Syndrome.

Room: Sports Hall


Dimensions is one of the country’s largest not-for-profit organisations supporting people with learning disabilities, autism, behaviours of distress and those with complex health needs. Driven by our values, we place the people we support and their families at the heart of everything we do.

Room: Sports Hall

DC&M Mobility

DC&M are a family run business, offering both home and in-store assessments within Gloucestershire. Specialising in all mobility equipment, vehicle adaptations, servicing & repairs, as well as seating and postural advice.

Our showroom hosts both powered & manual wheelchairs, recliners, scooters & small aids to daily living, which are all available for demonstration. We are also a recognised Motability dealer for vehicle adaptations.

Room: Box Office Patio / Foyer

Employment and Skillls Hub / Forwards

Gloucestershire’s first stop for disability employment. Whether you are looking for paid work and need help with job searching, or you’re an employer with job opportunities concerned about disability discrimination, we see the potential in disability, not the problem.

Room: Sports Hall

Gloucester Rugby Foundation

Room: Sports Hall

Gloucestershire Parent Carer Forum

Gloucestershire Parent Carer Forum is a voice for those with lived experience of being a Parent Carer (This means parents and/or carers of children with any disability, SEN, condition, impairment or additional need).  They can create a bridge to the providers of statutory services to help build better services for all families of disabled children in Gloucestershire. They offer social meet ups, free training and the opportunity to give your views and ideas to help improve local services for disabled children and their families.

Room: Theatre

Goals Beyond Grass

Goals Beyond Grass provide inclusive opportunities. They provide Powerchair Football, Inclusive Cycling, and PAN Football. They aim to deliver inclusive sessions across Gloucestershire helping disabled children and adults to reduce isolation and meet new people within their community by trying new sports and games.

Goals Beyond Grass deliver PAN Football in both Gloucester and the Forest of Dean, Powerchair Football in Gloucester and Bristol and Cycling county wide. They also deliver social opportunities in Gloucester.

Room: Sports Hall

Heart of England Mencap

Heart of England mencap are a social business with a chartiable purpose, supporting people with learning disabilities across Warwickshire and Worcestershire. They deliver a wide range of support, enabling individuals to live independently within their own homes, or with support tailored to meet their needs. We find the appropriate ways to support people to live the life they choose, focusing on what ann individual can do, rather than their disability. Their range of services includes supporting people within their own home, one of our properties, or during day opportunities.

Room: Theatre

Home From Home Care

Created by a family to make the difference; Home From Home Care provides specialist residential care services to adults (18+) with learning disabilities, autism and complex health & mental health needs. They design bespoke environments and support around each person to enable them to lead an ordinary adult life. Their ground-breaking unique model of care and transparent data systems enables us to focus on an individual’s quality of life and create ‘the world on my own terms’ to meet personal aspirations, delivering meaningful outcomes and fulfilled days.

Room: Sports Hall

Life Ways

Lifeways is the UK’s largest team of support professionals providing support for adults in the community. They support adults with diverse and complex needs, including learning disabilities, autism, physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries, and mental health conditions. Lifeways delivers support across three divisions: supported living, residential and mental health services.

Room: Sports Hall

Mary Rush Care

Mary Rush provides support to people with various abilities and disabilities in both supported living and residential placements. We have purpose-built units for people with physical disabilities in Gloucester, as well few other units for people with LD and other conditions.

Room: Sports Hall

Milestone Trust

Milestones Trust supports people with learning disabilities and mental health needs in and around the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire areas. Milestones Trust has been supporting people since 1986 and they’re proud that all of their registered services have been rated as either Good or Outstanding by the CQC.

Room: Sports Hall

National Care Group

National Care Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of care and support services to adults with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism, acquired brain injury, and associated complex needs. Its mission is to enable those it supports to live a full, rewarding, and happy life through careful planning processes focused on each individual person’s needs, which allows them the opportunity to achieve their full potential and live as independently as possible within their community.

Room: Theatre

Orchard Trust

At Orchard Trust people come first. We support people with learning and physical disabilities to live happy and fulfilling lives at our residential and supported living homes across the Forest of Dean. We also have a Day Service, Therapy Suite and Therapeutic Smallholding at our Lydbrook site offering community involvement.

Room: Sports Hall


POhWER is a charity who provide information, advice, support and advocacy to people who experience disability, vulnerability, distress and social exclusion. They support people who face difficult issues and want to make their voice heard.

POhWER are an independent organisation, separate from the government, local councils, the NHS and other organisations that provide health and social care.

In Gloucestershire, POhWER provides statutory advocacy services that include; Independent Mental Health Advocacy, Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy, Independent Health Complaints Advocacy and Independent Care Act Advocacy.

Room: Theatre

Precious Homes

Precious Homes provide specialist full time Residential and supported living services for learning disabled and autistic individuals in Birmingham / Gloucester / Milton Keynes / Torquay and London. Offering self-contained flats in most of our services, alongside communal areas within the same building, to encourage social inclusion ad connection alongside having one’s own private and homely space.

Room: Sports Hall

Prosperity Care and Wellbeing

Prosperity Care and Wellbeing are a supported living and domiciliary care provider based in Gloucestershire. We support people from age 18 – 100+ who have a diverse range of needs. They focus on a person over a diagnosis and are dedicated to providing personalised care, recognising that everyone is wonderfully unique. Their supported living services are friendly, stimulating, caring, and homely. Prosperity Care and Wellbeing offer many different services, providing opportunities for people to learn new skills, socialise, thrive, and have fun. They have an incredible team who are here to help you every step of the way.

Room: Sports Hall

Safehands Healthcare

Safehands Healthcare is a national home care service provider offering bespoke personal care packages to patients across the UK.

Room: Theatre

Scrubditch Care Farm

Scrubditch Care Farm provides therapeutic farm based activities for vulnerable people. Adults with learning disabilities attend the Care Farm on a weekly basis to learn to care for the animals, grow fruit and vegetables, cook with fresh ingredients, explore the woodlands and more! Scrubditch Care Farm focuses on increasing confidence, building independence and promoting good health and wellbeing.

Room: Theatre

Severnside Skills – Camphill Village Trust

Severnside Skills – Camphill Village Trust provide vocational work experience based training within Taurus Crafts, a visitor centre in Lydney. Our courses are Entry Level 3 / Level 1 and certified by AQA. Courses include catering, retail, hospitality, upcycling, site operations and other short courses based around our site activities.

Room: Sports Hall

The Music Works

The Music Works mission is to transform young lives through music. They’re specialists in working with young people in challenging circumstances to help them reach their full potential in music, in learning, and in life. We run 1:1 and group sessions at our inclusive music Hub in Gloucester and have staff experienced in working with people with additional needs.

Room: Theatre

The Spring Centre

At the Spring Centre, supporting children, young people and their families is at the core of their work. Their main aim is to improve the quality of life for the child or young person, as well as their family group.

The Spring Centre services provide opportunities for children and young people and their families to access a tailored programme of activities aimed at improving and enriching quality of life for them all.

Room: Theatre Stage


At Tomcat, we are dedicated to transforming the lives of individuals with mobility and disability conditions through our exceptional trikes. Their mission is to provide a range of cutting-edge and customisable trikes that empower people to regain their independence, explore the world, and experience the joy of freedom. With a deep understanding of the diverse needs of our customers, they have perfected the art of designing trikes that prioritise comfort, safety, and functionality.

Room: Box Office Patio Area / Foyer

Treasure Seekers

Kingfisher Treasure Seekers is an organisation supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged people to become ‘the best version of themselves’.

Room: Theatre

Turn Up Care

Turn Up Care provide supported living services in and around Gloucestershire. Their supported living homes provide a warm, comfortable, and supportive environment for adults to live an independent life, thriving to live life to the fullest.

Room: Theatre


TwoCans’ purpose is to evolve the existing story of those who are excluded from creative/theatrical experiences to ones that tell of inclusivity and accessibility. Centre stage possibilities for everyone. TwoCan offers bespoke independence training that develops effective communication, work and recreation, relationships and identity, health and wellbeing and sensory exploration all through creative activities that suits the individual.

Room: Theatre Stage

Voyage Care

Voyage Care is a sector leading provider, with 35 years experience of specialist care and support. They support over 3,500 people with learning disabilities, autism, brain injuries and other complex needs across the UK.

Room: Sports Hall

Windmill Barns

Three purpose built disabled adapted holiday cottages, available throughout the year for short breaks and long stays. Built and run by a family with their own disabled daughter, with an attention to detail to ensure that Windmill Barns are fully accessible. Based within beautiful Warwickshire countryside, close to Stratford upon Avon & the Cotswolds. Offering 3 bedroom and 2 bedroom cottage options. Owners living on site, offering advice and support if needed.

All with accessible kitchens, an accessible bedroom with profiling bed and ceiling hoist into en-suite wet-room, internal lift, and private hot-tub with hoist. A wide range of equipment including mobile hoist, riser/recliner chair, WC standing frame, and shower trolley are also available to hire.

Room: Sports Hall