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Ventures Learning Disability Therapy Service

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Ventures is part of the Leeds Learning Disability Directorate offering a range of health activities, including specialised assessments and intervention packages that are not available within mainstream services.


Ventures Pool


Ventures can only be accessed through the single point of referral. The service user will have a complex and/or multiple health need or challenging behaviour need which will require specialist learning disability therapeutic input to promote healthy lifestyles, maintenance or improvement in health status.

To refer to the learning disability service click here 



Leeds Community Resource Activity Database

Ventures have developed a community activity database to support carers/family members/health professionals with information regarding activities that are available for people with Learning Disabilities across Leeds.

The data base acts as a quick reference guide for people to have information at their fingertips of which you can filter under preferences re: day, activity, location etc.

The database is in Microsoft Access, if you don’t have Microsoft Access you can download the equivalent free software from called

We hope you find the database easy to use and a helpful tool in finding things to do. A perfect way to find activities in Leeds that can help you to eat well, be active and stay well! Please let us know if you find the database useful, as always we look forward to finding out what you think!

Click here to view the database
To open the database:  

Click the Navigation pane on the left

Click on the arrow then double click Resource table and form.

How to search for information: 

To use the filter system: 

Click the triangle at the top of the column of your choice to open each selection activity, day address etc.

Deselect all then by ticking select all as all are automatically selected

Then tick your sections individually (you can select as many or as few as you want)

Repeat this process under each choice you want to filter

To view attachments:

(Some files have additional attachments that Ventures have completed)