Download the Third Sector iPad edition

Tact UK rebrands as Affinity Trust

Disabled support charity takes new name

Tact UK, which provides support to people with learning disabilities in their own homes, has changed its name to the Affinity Trust.

The charity was established as the Thames and Chiltern Trust in 1991 to deliver specialised support designed to promote independent living.

It runs support schemes working with 550 people with learning disabilities in England and Scotland.

The Affinity Trust says that because people now have the option of choosing their own support providers through individual budgets, it needed a name that better reflected its reputation as an approachable and responsive provider.

Leo Sowerby, chief executive of the trust, said: "Our name change heralds the beginning of a new phase in the development of our organisations, during which we remain committed to enabling the people we support to achieve their individual goals and aspirations."

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus
Follow us on:
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Google +

Latest Jobs

Forthcoming Events

An Introduction to Action Learning

  • Thu 5 Feb 2015
  • London

CHASE 2015

  • Tue 17 Feb 2015 - Wed 18 Feb 2015
  • London

Social Venture Weekend

  • Fri 27 Feb 2015 - Sun 1 Mar 2015
  • Cambridge

Leaders In Fundraising

London, 14 April 2015

Big Donor Summit

London, 15 April 2015

RSS Feed

Third Sector Insight

Sponsored webcasts, surveys and expert reports from Third Sector partners

Markel

Expert Hub

Advice on risk from a specialist insurer

Flooding - a bigger risk than ever

As winter approaches, Wendy Cotton of charity insurance specialist Markel explains how you can protect your charity against damage by flooding