Our Mission

To provide high quality opportunities that EQUIP people with a learning disability or autism with the skills to improve their confidence, independence and employability

Who We Are

Supporting You

Employment & Skills

We support adults with a learning disability or autism to find the right job and keep it using the model of Supported Employment.

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Community Inclusion

Develop independence, social confidence, employability skills, a healthy lifestyle and the practical skills needed for everyday life.

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Social Enterprises

Our social enterprises trade as commercial businesses, providing participants with relevant, industry-specific skills.

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Supporting Us


There are many ways you can raise money for Orchardville. As a regional charity, all the money we raise we spend in NI.

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Buy Social

Buy from our social enterprises, creating opportunities for our participants to learn new skills and improve their employability.

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Local businesses and individuals can help us change the lives of people we work with through sponsorship and donations.

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For Employers

Offer Work Experience or a Job Opportunity

Provide participants with the opportunity to sample work experience or host mock interview panels to hone a participant’s interview skills.

Become an Employer Champion

For many of the participants we work with, the opportunity to experience employment in a real work setting, or to get and keep a paid position, can be genuinely life changing.

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Service Finder

Choose services that are right for you in your local area - Belfast, South Eastern and Western Health & Social Care Trust areas.

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Keeping our participants safe is of the utmost importance. Our Safeguarding practice and policies are reviewed annually.

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Meet Our Team

Orchardville is managed by a voluntary Board of Directors and Senior Management Team.

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Awards & Accreditations

Taste of Ulster logo
Eastside Awards logo
UK Social Enterprise Awards 2019 logo
Investors in People logo

Upcoming Events

International Men’s Day
Orchardville will be celebrating International Men's Day on Thursday 19th November on Zoom. Orchardville want to celebrate the positive value men bring to their families...
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CLASP Social Events – Every Tuesday & Thursday night
Join us on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7pm to take part in our CLASP Projects, our evening social events. We host a range of...
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What’s New?

Orchardville’s latest news and updates – learn more about what our participants and team have been up to over the previous weeks.

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Orchardville’s Christmas Brochure goes live!

Today we have launched our 2020 Christmas Brochure! Looking for the perfect gift or stocking filler?? All of these festive treats have been produced at...
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Orchard Cafés – Open for Takeouts and also deliveries via Uber Eats!

Our Orchard Cafés are open for takeouts and also deliveries via Uber Eats! Watch this video of Colin Thompson, Catering Manager, giving an update on...
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CEO’s Update on Covid 19

CEO Update on COVID-19 – October 2020 We were delighted to welcome participants back over the summer months, re-open our social businesses, support participants at...
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At work in the Orchard Café, Belfast

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