Welcome to Camphill Families and Friends

Camphill Families and Friends supports the life and work of people with learning disabilities who live in a variety of Camphill communities and settings, by offering advice, information and partnership to their families and friends.

We work to maintain key Camphill values.  Given the constant changes in the world of social care, and the cuts in funding, we try to keep our members in touch with their impact on Camphill communities and on the people living in them.  We do this through our website, newsletter and open meetings, and guest articles in Camphill Pages.  We liaise closely with many communities and with our members in order to influence change.

Latest News

People with Learning Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System

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The need for Community

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Building community in the 21st century

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CVT Communities in Gloucestershire are considering charging residents to attend the workshops.   

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What is important to families about Camphill in the 21st century?

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Diary of Events 2016

Open meeting
Saturday 10th September 2016
Edinburgh, Friends Meeting House 1pm - 4pm

AGM and Open meeting
Saturday 1st October 2016
NCVO, Society Building, All Saints Street, London N1 9RL. This venue is a few minutes walk from Kings Cross Station.

Recent Articles

What is important to families about Camphill in the 21st century?

A personal view by Evan Davies (Camphill parent and trustee of CFF) CFF is developing a discussio[...]

Camphill in South Africa  

CFF Trustee, Jeremy Trevethick and his wife Marti, were recently on holiday in South Africa and took[...]

Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a benefit for working[...]

CFF Statement

As mediation between CVT and the plaintiffs in the legal action is currently in process we feel it m[...]

Hearing the voices of people being supported in Camphill?

In this time of fast change, CFF is particularly interested in whether the voices of people being su[...]

Green Paper, No Voice Unread, No Right Ignored

The Government has published the consultation paper ‘No voice unheard, no right ignored – a consulta[...]

Who Cares?

Who Cares   The impact of ideology, regulation and marketisation on the quality of life of people wi[...]