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Shared lives

Shared Lives is a service where carefully chosen single people, couples or families open their homes to people with SEND. It allows you to live in an ordinary house, where the people around you are trained to give you help if you need it.

Many people with SEND enjoy Shared Lives as it allows them to make new friends. Young people who choose Shared Lives also say that it makes them feel more confident and independent.

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