Established in 1951, Activ was formed by a group of families who wanted more for their children who lived with disability. Take a look at our journey over the years as we celebrate 70 years of Activ!Learn about our history
Disability Support Services
Who We Are
We are Activ, and we believe in you.
We believe in your abilities, your potential and supporting you to make real choices in your life.
Since 1951 we have been supporting people living with intellectual and developmental disability. That means we love what we do and we have a passion for people. Our purpose, vision and values all combine to explain what we stand for and why you can believe in us.
Budding writer and Activ customer Nicholas has a goal of changing the world’s perspective on people with disability. He practises what he preaches by working towards achieving whatever he sets his mind to. After completing a children’s book, ‘The Adventures of Fluffy and Twitch’, Nicholas’ next project was a book fit for all ages titled ‘Life with a Disability’.
Activ Employment Services Bentley’s new test and tag microenterprise is paving the way for skill development and more opportunities for independence for our supported employees.
Former Activ Property Care Ashby supported employee Ryan, is excelling in his new job in mainstream employment at a local landscaping company.
In June 2021, Activ’s registered training organisation, Activ Pathways, introduced a qualification in retail, with the aim of supporting our customers to build the necessary skills to transition to a retail role in open employment.