Who We Are

Ripon Community Link is a community of people with diverse personalities, skills and experiences joining together in activities of common interest or benefit, and developing friendships and social or working relationships.

A community with a family feel

Professional, dedicated staff

Everyone is valued

Over 20 years experience as a local charity


Ripon Community Link is supported by volunteers and staff who give of themselves to promote the fullness of life for all. The team are dedicated to helping everyone have healthy relationships, be valued within the community and pursue their own goals and interests More Info


Karen Murray
Chair of the Trustee Board. Karen has worked in the social care sector for over 30 years and began working in learning disability services in 1998. Karen has worked in supported employment, trained adults with learning disabilities to train their staff, set up a forum theatre group and managed a self-advocacy service across York and North Yorkshire. More Info


Ripon Community Link has over 60 members, adults with learning disabilities who through Ripon Community Link, learn, work, exercise and participate in community activities and enterprise.

Mission statement

Ripon Community Link is a locally based service that enables people with learning disabilities and other vulnerable adults to achieve their life goals