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Based just outside Canterbury, in the quiet countryside, Footprints specialises in the care of young people with disabilities. Designed to allow a mix of privacy and togetherness, we offer high-quality residential care for young people offering services which are tailored to meet individual needs and to give parents and families the support they need.

For more information, to discuss your requirements or to make a referral please call Laura Pearce on 01227 780796 or email

  • Long stays
  • Bespoke care tailored to individual needs
  • Preparation for foster care
  • Supporting children and young people with a wide range of disabilities including Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy and genetic and complex conditions
  • Homely, stimulating
  • Accessible, safe and fun
  • Spacious play and dining areas
  • Sensory facilities
  • Extensive landscaped gardens with woodland walk
  • A wide variety of activities and outings
  • An extensive and varied menu catering for all dietary needs. Alternatives to daily menu are always available
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Please read our Statement of Purpose 2022

Your awesome team do your upmost to ensure our daughter is cared for and lives the best life she can at all times and especially during difficult days. The support we as a family receive is so very much appreciated, we laugh and we cry but having you and your staff behind us gives us the strength to carry on, without you all I don’t know where we would be. We are always humbled in your company but extremely privileged by your support. Please convey our love and gratitude to all. You are all truly special