welcome to the community
Supporting individuals, with diverse learning abilities, to achieve their full potential in a unique community setting
The Lantern Community aims to provide a stable home life, meaningful work activities, friendship and social interaction together with opportunities for personal growth, adult education, cultural and spiritual inspiration for adults with diverse learning abilities. This takes place in a unique community setting, sustained by the mutual support that each individual gives and receives.
- We recognise the individual
Everyone’s contribution is valued. We encourage personal growth and self-development.
- We create a sense of belonging
We believe people yearn for mutual help and healing. The Lantern Community aims to provide that membership through inclusion and a sense of belonging for all.
- We value the importance of encounter
Where the qualities of openness, respect, trust and care are nurtured.
- We are caring
We strive to be a compassionate, caring and supportive environment for all community members.
- We recognise the importance of supporting a spiritual environment that fosters the values upon which the community was built.
Through a rich cultural life, we recognise the importance of daily, weekly and yearly rhythms and the changing seasons, by celebrating festivals together.
- We treat everyone with dignity and respect
We ensure we embrace differences and diversity
- Creating community together
We recognise the importance of “creating community together” by valuing and supporting each other to achieve our full potential by living, learning and working together.