A Fantastic Place to Live & Learn

We work with young adults with complex additional learning needs and disabilities, teaching them to self-advocate, build skills and find greater independence.

Lives Full of Meaning & Purpose

We are devoted to the people in our care, every contribution is valued – learners, residents, volunteers and staff all benefit hugely from our culture of community living. Our work is grounded by principles of inclusion, mutual respect and increasing the life chances of people with autism, learning difficulties and disabilities.

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Work With Us 

Recruiting now. £1,000 joining bonus for support workers that join our team during September! We are located near to Llandovery. Meet some amazing people that could change your life forever. 

My son is always keen to return after a break with us, this says it all! Coleg Elidyr has been fantastic for him.


At our Rhandirmwyn site, we run a specialist residential further education college, Coleg Elidyr and a community residency programme, Inclusive Lives. Offsite we offer long term residential living at  Victoria House in nearby Llangadog for adults with learning difficulties and disabilities.

Accommodation & Facilities

We have lots of great facilities including a small holding, gym, shop and weavery. Our houses are run as warm, supportive households where people can be themselves. We eat, socialise and undertake chores together, sharing experiences and making decisions on household matters such as menu planning and leisure activities.

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Sector Leading Provision for People With Additional Learning Needs 

Our education provision has also been awarded 'Excellent' in all areas in our 2019 Estyn inspection. In 2020 we were proud winners of a Natspec Award in the student voice category. We have been awarded 'Advanced Accreditation' status by the National Autistic Society for our exceptional approach working with young people who have autism.

Awards won by Elidyr Communities Trust

This is a wonderful place ... our son Douglas has achieved things we'd never have dreamed he could. He's also been so happy.


Living & Learning Provision

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Coleg Elidyr - Specialist College

Specialist further education for people with complex learning needs.…... Read more

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Inclusive Lives - Towards Independence

Moving young adults with complex learning needs towards independence.... Read more

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Victoria House - Community Living

Village living, aiding those with mild learning difficulties to thrive.... Read more

The Latest News

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New Facilities in Action

Learners get stuck into the new hub and craft workshops!... Read more

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Our Shop is Open!

A space to get community confident!... Read more

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Sector-Leading Education

Top marks from Estyn & NAS!... Read more

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Health and Wellbeing Tutor

Make a difference with us.... Read more

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DofE Celebrations

A successful year for our intrepid young people!... Read more

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The Support Worker Story

Natasha’s experience working with us... Read more

Our Rhandirmwyn Site

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