News and Events

24th November 2021

Judgement handed down in Supreme Court case regarding test for capacity to consent to sex

Judgement handed down in Supreme Court case regarding test for capacity to consent to sex Judgment has been handed down in the Supreme Court on the […]
15th January 2021

Trauma Informed Training this Spring

We are pleased to offer An Introduction to a Trauma Informed Approach training on 30th March 2021. Tickets for this online event are £195 pp and […]
18th November 2020

The Journey to The Lighthouse

We are pleased to share the news about the publication of a new book about an innovative service for children and young people that experience sexual […]
29th October 2020

Three New Videos

We are pleased to present another three videos with the theme of ‘Coping with COVID’, thanks to the Government’s extra £750 million coronavirus funding for frontline […]
20th October 2020

‘You’ve Got This’ – a new animation about coping with Covid.

This is one of four videos created by Respond with the theme of ‘Coping with Covid’. Covid-19 has brought change and uncertainty for everyone. But families […]
3rd August 2020

Respond Has Moved…

After nearly 25 years we say a fond farewell to our premises on Stephenson Way in Euston. Clients and stakeholders were informed last month and are […]
28th July 2020

Online Family Support Group

We will soon be starting a short-term project offering online support for people who have a family member who has a learning disability, autism or both.  […]
21st July 2020

Coping with Covid – A Survey

Are you a parent/carer of a young person (aged 16-30) with a learning disability and/or an autistic young person? RESPOND has been commissioned to make four […]
19th July 2020

New Online Groups for Young People

We are pleased to be launching two new online groups for young people – one for those aged 16 – 18 and another for those 18 […]
27th May 2020

Respond Receives Funding Boost

Respond is delighted to have learned that we have been awarded funding as part of the package of support for the voluntary sector announced by the […]
14th May 2020

Volunteers needed in the Midlands – Virtual Q&A Session, Friday 29th May

Are you interested in joining a Circle of Support and Accountability (COSA) to build a safe and secure social network around a core member? Come and […]
6th May 2020

Challenge to the Care Quality Commission’s Decision to Suspend Inspections of Services

Since the outbreak of Coronavirus the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have suspended their usual in person inspections of hospitals and care homes. Respond has joined together […]
25th March 2020

OPEN DAY: Tuesday 18th February, 10:00am to 2:00pm

Venue: Respond, 6th Floor, Quayside Tower, 252-260 Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2HF Please confirm your attendance by Monday 17th February by emailing Charlene Mcdonald-Cumberbatch at: If […]
25th March 2020


Building on the pioneering work of Circles UK, Respond are offering Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA) for young people & adults with a learning disability, […]