Creating New Possibilities

Explore your creativity, stimulate your senses and, most importantly, have fun!

The Life Skills Centre is a uniquely modern and vibrant facility offering a creative and alternative learning environment and a thriving social network to those aged 16+ years with a physical and/or learning disability.

The extensive range of activities and facilities, together with our experienced and friendly team, means there is something for everyone. Whether you've enjoyed what we have to offer before or you're a complete beginner, come and broaden your ability, meet new people and learn new skills. The Life Skills Centre is guaranteed to have something for everyone!

What can you do at Futures Life Skills Centre?

Impress Yourself: Multimedia

Energise Yourself: Gym, Spa & Yoga

Discover Yourself: Living Skills

Express Yourself: Arts and Crafts & Drama

Immerse Yourself: Multi-sensory

Need Help?

Please contact us for more information

Meet The Life Skills Centre Team

Robert Hambrook

Head of Community Operations

Gareth Cater

GKs Cafe Manager

Deborah Cochrane

GKs Cafe Assistant

Charles Porter

Fitness Instructor

Laura Newman

Arts Coordinator

Mandy Dennis

Living Skills Coordinator

Paul Crawford

ICT Coordinator

Dan Burnett

Fitness Centre Manager

Jo Butterworth

Life Skills Centre Manager

Emma Linney

Life Skills Centre Administrator

Tracey Smith

GKs Cafe Assistant

Latest News from The Life Skills Centre

Support with Accessible Home Computing

Support with Accessible Home Computing

Fantastic Feedback

Fantastic Feedback

LSC Art Exhibition

Life Skills Centre Art Exhibition update

Throwback to Jadey's Interview at Halftime

Throwback Thursday!

Futures Focus - ICT & Multimedia

ICT sessions at Futures Life Skills Centre

Digital Spotlight - Becky Here we focus on a customer who is making great progress in sessions at the Life... Back to the Futures - Art

Back to the Futures Art Video


Futures Cooking Session Last Wednesday we invited two of our Futures clients to join me in a trial ... Helen's Virtual Presentation

Helen shares her expertise with a virtual presentaion.

Recently with Ross

A few photos of what Ross has been up to

Back to the Futures

Back to the Futures

Natasha’s Latest Project Natasha’s latest project has been based upon an evening out a few months a... Meet Chailey Heritage’s ‘Fantastic Four’! From driving to knitting, fundraising to giving talks, they have used existing s... Thanks to the Sussex Community Foundation Our thanks to the Sussex Community Foundation who have donated £2,500... 3rd Innowalk Arrival We have just received our third and final Innowalk for use at the Life Skills Ce... Art with Joe

Joe has been attending art since lockdown

Back to the Futures

Back to the Futures

Creative Arts with Laura

Videos to follow along at home!

ICT Accessibility Tutorials

Top ICT tips from our Life Skills Centre ICT Co-ordinator

Home Exercise Plans and Video Exercise Sessions

Home Exercise Plans and Video Exercise Sessions

Katy's First Art Session

CHF resident Katy attended art for the first time last week.

Home Fitness Activities

Even more ideas to help you keep active at home.

Creativity Continues at Chailey Heritage

Creativity continues at Chailey Heritage

Cooking at Home

Cooking with Mandy

Christopher's Art Experiment

Art in the LSC

Patch the Rabbit Colouring In

Download and print your very own Patch the Rabbit colouring in sheet

Digital Spotlight Here we focus on a customer who is making great progress in sessions at the Life... Futures’ Music Making

Music Therapy session in the Chapel

Digital Spotlight Here we focus on a customer who is making great progress in sessions at the Life... Guy Completes 5km Leg Challenge

Guy Completes 5km Leg Challenge 

Art Celebration of the Month

Art Celebration of the Month goes to...

Pathways Rated 'Good' by Care Quality Commission Chailey Heritage Foundation’s Domiciliary Service “Pathways” h... Art Celebration of the Month

Art celebration of the month goes to...

Ashley’s Marathon Challenge

Ashley’s Marathon Challenge

Art Celebration of the month goes to...

Adam Harmer

LSC Digital Champion Of The Week


Exercise/Circuit Classes At the Life Skills Centre we are now running regular Exercise/Circuit training c... LSC Digital Champion

Ciaron Mundy 

Art 2019 - A Year of Activities This year, art has been full of activities! Here is a video to showcase the wond... Christmas Carol Service

Annual Christmas Carol Service

LSC Digital Champion of the Week

LSC Digital Champion of the Week

Virtual Reality technology comes to Futures Life Skills Centre Futures Life Skills Centre users have been enjoying trying out some recently acq... HRH The Duchess of Cornwall Officially opens The Dream Centre On Thursday 17th October we welcomed HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to officia... A week in the life of Ross

Follow a Futures young adult in their activities

Inaugural Chailey Games celebrates sporting inclusivity Chailey Heritage Foundation celebrated its first ‘Chailey Games’ las... Thomas Creates His Kingdom in Art

Thomas enjoys art sessions at the Life Skills Centre.

Local MP Visits Charity Stephen Lloyd visited Chailey Heritage Foundation to meet the young people.... Holiday Club 2019 Summer Holiday Club enjoy Boccia and New Age Kurling in the Dream Cent... Not Long to Go Until the Chailey Games!

Looking forward to the first ever Chailey Games next week.

Celebration Day 2019 Chailey Heritage Foundation came together to celebrate a year of achievement.... Kathryn Smashes Gym Challenges

Wonderwoman Kathryn completed two challenges last month.

LSC Gym Receives IFI Accreditation The gym in our Life Skills Centre has been awarded excellence accreditation.... Young Adults Go to France in Drama Session

Young adults enjoy drama with a difference.

Current Affairs - Fabrica Exhibition

Futures young adults visit Fabrica Exhibition in Brighton. 

Setting New Goals at the Gym

The LSC Gym have been busy setting challenges for 2019.

Mexican Madness

Willows' Mexican themed dinner.

Latest Arrivals on Patchwork Farm We have 3 new additions to Patchwork Farm, the as yet unnamed Tortoise arrived a... Bishop of Chichester Visits Chailey Heritage Foundation We were delighted to welcome the Bishop of Chichester, The Right Reverend Dr Mar... Bobby at Drama

Bobby at drama

Pendulum Art Created in Our Art Sessions Service users have been experimenting with Pendulum Art in their art session.... Pretty Valentines Biscuits Made In Our Cooking Sessions Our service users celebrated Valentines Day by making heart shaped biscuits... Christopher's Disney Land Hotel

A work in progress 

Family Helps Purchase Knitting Machine for LSC

Chailey family raise funds towards new equipment

Chailey Runs Away to the Circus

Some of our residents enjoyed a trip to the circus

Sky Donate Installations Across the Foundation

Top TV provider installs channels for our young people to enjoy

Bill Shelford and Verena Hanbury retire from the Trustee Board On Monday 10 December, we said goodbye and thank you to Bill Shelford and Verena... Health & Social Care Students Visit Chailey Heritage The Life Skills Centre recently welcomed a group of Health & Social care stu... LSC Launches Saturday Opening We are delighted to announce that by popular demand Futures Life Skills Centre w... Meet Lesley, Our New Patchwork Farm Manager After giving Lesley a few weeks to settle in we sat down and gave her a grilling... Saturday Sessions at the Life Skills Centre Why not visit and take part in sessions at the Futures Life Skills Centre on a S... Special Offers Why not take advantage of our special offers at the Futures Life Skills Cen... Treat a loved one to a Gift Voucher

Why not treat a loved on to a gift voucher

Justine Completes Her Marathon

Justine has just completed her gym challenge: a Marathon!

Dancing Flamingo Art

Beautiful flamingos created in our art sessions

Halloween Themed Cooking Session

Our service users enjoyed their Halloween themed cooking session

Gym Marathon for Children in Need Our gym users are taking part in a gym marathon to raise money for Children in N...
Donate Now