All people with disabilities will have a lifetime of opportunity

Choose your future

Portland delivers excellent programmes to inspire and empower people with disabilities to live more independent, fulfilling lives.

Further Education

Our Day and Residential programmes prepare you for work in an industry that you’re really interested in.

Day Services

Our fun activity timetable will keep you busy throughout the day as you learn new skills and make new friends.

Independent Living

Learn how to live more independently on campus before you plan your move into an exciting independent future.

Portland Pathways

Pathways offers training, counselling and guidance to support your mental health and help you find a job you’ll enjoy.

Progress with Portland

If you’re not quite ready for the workplace, this programme helps you take the next step from college into employment.

Short Breaks

Take a break away from home and enjoy a range of activities to help you learn new skills.


Our Specialist Alternative Provision is perfect for 11-18 year olds who are not engaged with mainstream education.

Meet our Learners

Find out what our learners love and enjoy about life at Portland.

Visit us

Come and see our wonderful campus and experience our vibrant, happy environment.

National Autistic Society 2022

We are a centre of excellence for Autism

Portland is proud to be recognised as a leading provider for young people with Autism. We hold Advanced Accreditation from the National Autistic Society; the highest accolade possible, and we continue to improve and grow our Autism provision so more young people have the chance to really shine.

How do we achieve this?
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Our beautiful Woodland Campus

Set in the heart of Sherwood Forest, our sensory rich 32-acre main campus offers first-class facilities to enable you to thrive in a safe and inspiring environment.

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Supporting our communities through a range of different services, with all profits going directly to our charity.

Newstart Theatre
Woodland Adventure Zone
Weddings at Portland
Conference at Portland
Physio & Hydrotherapy
Coffee Shop

What’s new at Portland

Portland Congratulates Governor on MBE Honour

Portland Charity are delighted for June Murray, member of their Governing Body, on her MBE honour. June...

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New Accessible Minibus for Young People at Portland

Young people with disabilities at Portland Charity, have been handed a transport lifeline following the delivery of...

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Alex & David’s Supported Internship Journey

Learners Alex and David first started their Supported Internship journey with a mock interview with Worksop employer...

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Portland and Care After Combat Deliver High Profile Employability Conference

Portland was delighted to partner with Care After Combat in March to deliver an Employability Conference to...

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Amazon continue to bring joy to Portland Charity

Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Sutton-in-Ashfield has once again demonstrated unwavering commitment and generosity by extending a helping...

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National Recognition in the Disability Power 100

Portland is proud to have been named among the final 100 as one of four Changemaking Organisations,...

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We’re a registered charity

There are so many ways you can support our charity, helping people with disabilities to have brighter futures.

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