Together Trust

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Together Trust
Registration no.209782
Coordinates 53°23′03″N2°12′49″W / 53.3841°N 2.2136°W / 53.3841; -2.2136
Area served
north-west England
  • education
  • residential care
  • community services
  • fostering
Key people
  • Mark Lee (Chief Executive)
  • Wendy Coomer (Chairman)
  • Jill Sheldrake (Director of social care)
  • Brian White (Director of resources)
Formerly called
  • The Manchester and Salford Boys' and Girls' Refuges and Homes.(1870)
  • Boys and Girls Welfare Society
The Manchester and Salford Boys' and Girls' Refuges, 1890 Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges, 1890.jpg
The Manchester and Salford Boys' and Girls' Refuges, 1890

The Together Trust is a British registered charity, [1] founded in 1870 by Leonard Kilbee Shaw and Richard Bramwell Taylor as the Manchester and Salford Boys' and Girls' Refuges and Homes. It provides care, special education and community support services in the north-west of England. It also has a fostering agency. [2] [3] [4]



The trust runs several schools: Ashcroft School (previously CYCES) [5] for pupils aged 8–18 with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties; Inscape House School in Cheadle, for pupils aged 5–19 with autism; and Bridge College at Openshaw, a college for people aged 16–25 with learning difficulties and disabilities, complex needs, communication disorders and autism. [6]

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  1. "Together Trust, registered charity no. 209782". Charity Commission for England and Wales.
  2. "Ofsted Report 2013" (PDF). Retrieved 16 March 2015.
  3. "How We Help". Together Trust. Retrieved 10 June 2013.
  4. "My week: David Marriott, Together Trust". Third Sector. 30 April 2008. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
  5. "Get digging for CYCES". Together Trust. Retrieved 16 March 2015. ...pupils from CYCES in Cheadle (now known as Ashcroft School) ...
  6. "Special Education and Support". Together Trust. Retrieved 14 April 2014.

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