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  • Large kitchen/dining room with access to the garden.
  • Spacious communal lounge with access to the garden
  • Access to a wide range of activities
  • Large enclosed garden suitable for wheelchair users
  • Technology, including tablets
  • Sensory equipment

Flaxman Avenue is a spacious, purpose-built short breaks and respite service in York which has been designed to cater for people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and autism. It is specially designed for people who require a short break with specialised support facilities.

Flaxman Avenue is situated in York, with proximity to local shops, parks, theatres, attractions and open countryside. Transport links to York city centre are easy to access and there are many places of interest and areas of outstanding beauty nearby.

Sitting at the heart of the local community, Flaxman Avenue offers opportunities for positive social inclusion as well as the skilled support needed by each individual. There are spacious and comfortable communal areas and a large enclosed garden to the rear.

At Flaxman Avenue we offer the highest standards of support through a commitment to person-centred planning, attention to detail, engaged staff teams and most importantly a passion for enabling the people we support to achieve their goals and self-direct their support as much as they can.

A wide range of activities are offered both at Flaxman Avenue and in the local community including: Arts and crafts, games, gardening, cooking, bingo. Trips to museums and galleries, swimming, bowling, ice skating, rock climbing, hiking, horse riding etc.

Other attractions in the area are: York Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre, Clifford Tower York Castle, National Railway Museum and York Shambles

Enquiries & referrals

Manager: Sheralee Jones
Tel: 01422 380 022
Email: halifax@lifeways.co.uk

Where to find us

Flaxman Avenue
77 Flaxman Avenue
North Yorkshire
YO10 3TW