Flat 108 – Supporting Independence

During the #lcil24 newsroom we called Mahdi who was spending his first overnight stay at The Y’s Flat 108 project.

Duncan (a media volunteer from Leicester College) asked Mahdi how he was getting on.

He said, “I’m enjoying myself. I’m not sure what it will be like to stay here overnight but I’m looking forward to it.


Duncan, media student at Leicester College

Who uses Flat 108?

Young people who have a disability or Learning Difficulty e.g. Autism/ Asperger’s and would like to experience real life training in a supportive environment to increase their self-confidence and independence skills. We can offer group or one to one sessions tailored to individual needs.

Click here for more information – Flat 108


Kieran uses Flat 108 while a student at Ash Field Academy. He now works in the West End Centre reception 2 days per week.

Click here for more information – Ash Field Academy



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