Harrogate Skills 4 Living Centre is an accredited learning provider for adults with learning difficulties and autism

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Harrogate Skills 4 Living Centre is an accredited learning provider for adults with learning disabilities and autism


Students can attend for full or half days up to five days a week and choose from a variety of courses.​

  • Creative Crafts

  • Food & Catering

  • Music Courses

  • Allotment  Group

  • Computer Skills

  • Health & Well-being

  • Friday Fun & Friendship

  • Out & About

  • Skills for Independence

  • Gym & Fitness sessions

Day Services

Harrogate Skills 4 Living Centre provides intensive education and tutoring for individuals and small groups. Our courses are designed to stimulate peoples interest and to give our students the skills needed through adult education and leisure learning to help them:

  • Maintain independence and live independently

  • Develop new skills and interests

  • Participate more in community life

  • Find voluntary or paid employment

  • Transition into adulthood

We have the flexibility to run additional courses at our day centre and in the wider community. If there is something you would like HS4LC to run that isn't in our current prospectus, please contact us to see how we can best meet your needs. 


Accredited Learning

HS4LC is an accredited learning provider. Learners will be informed of any opportunities to work towards a qualification during their studies, for example Ascentis entry level award in skills towards enabling progression. (STEP-UP)


Free Courses

From time to time, learners may be offered free courses if we are able to access funding from the government, European Union or Grant providers. Learners will be informed if there is a free course available for them at the time of enrolment.

Term Times and Closures

Please note the Day Centre is open all year (including school holidays) with the exception of Christmas, Bank Holidays and two weeks late summer. 

  • Start of new year/term: We will open at 10am on Monday 6th September 2021. 

  • Winter 2021: We close for Christmas at 3.00pm on Friday 17th December and reopen on Wednesday 5th January 2022 at 10.00am.

  • Bank Holidays 2022: We will be closed for Good Friday, Easter Monday, Early May, Spring Bank and Platinum Jubilee Bank holidays. 

  • Summer 2022: We will close 3pm Friday 19th August 2022.