House of horror for Halloween

Connor Ure attends FitzRoy's On Track service and wanted to celebrate Halloween in style by creating an incredibly spooky haunted house.

We must be ever vigilant to protect rights

John Williams, co-founder of FitzRoy, recently won the Outstanding Contribution Award at the National Learning Disabilities Awards for transforming the face of social care services for people with learning disabilities in England. He describes the obstacles he overcame in the 1960s and 70s to stop the institutionalisation of people with learning disabilities; with a rallying call for all who work with people with learning disabilities to remain steadfast against the threat of institutionalisation.

Pets As Therapy dog brings joy to the people we support

Pets As Therapy is a charity that provides therapeutic visits by friendly dogs and cats. Volunteers and their pets visit a variety of venues including hospitals, hospices, nursing and care homes and special needs schools, and the benefit of these visits can be life changing - building confidence and self-esteem to people who need it the most.

Young volunteers give time to FitzRoy garden

National Citizen Service (NCS) is open to all 16 and 17-year-olds in England, and helps young adults to develop greater confidence, self-awareness and responsibility by getting involved in local community projects.

Volunteering for FitzRoy a fulfilling experience

After spending 35 years as a journalist, working long and unsocial hours, Mark decided it was time to retire and one of his top priorities was to find some time for volunteering.