Coronavirus Info

Fairfield Farm Trust is a charity based in Dilton Marsh, Wiltshire. The charity provides training and employment opportunities for young people with learning and physical disabilities.

We offer flexible person-centred living and work packages, including short-breaks and respite, to empower young people with varied support needs to prepare for adulthood.

The college has 6 houses, all of which are in walking distance from the college campus, set in the village of Dilton Marsh.

Residential college students

Fairfield is primarily a day college with up to 20% residential college placements. We have resident students from across the Country. We offer;

  • Flexi packages including; nightly, weekly or termly boarding
  • Modern and spacious well-equipped homes in a village setting
  • Private rooms with shared bathrooms
  • Shared living, cooking and dining spaces
  • Gardens with countryside views
  • Minibuses and people carriers
  • Healthy meals and snacks
  • Weekly house meeting and a range of leisure and social activities
  • Support to develop skills to live more independently
  • Support with transitioning to your long-term home

Steps to independence programme

Flexible person-centred packages for young people with varied support needs, to prepare them for transition to adulthood. We offer;

  • Social care or privately funded packages across 52-weeks, with flexible day and residential options
  • Independent living training in the home (shopping, cooking and cleaning)
  • Learning opportunities including; staying safe, becoming independent, travel training, home alone training, managing your free time and exploring community based activities
  • Opportunities to make new friends, learn to live with others that could become your long-term house mates
  • Access to work experiences and support to find long-term work opportunities
  • Support with transitioning to your long-term home

Short breaks and respite

We work with young people, their families and other professionals to create person centred packages, based on agreed funding or personal budget. We offer;

  • Flexible breaks to meet your individual needs and those of your family
  • Having fun in a safe, caring and homely environment
  • Opportunities to take part in social and leisure activities during your stay
  • Learning to be safe, independent, and live well in the community
  • Healthy meals and snacks, learning to plan, shop and cook meals
  • Learning to use public transport
  • Staying in a fully equipped house with your own bedroom and shared facilities
  • Making new friends, creating special memories
  • A range of cost-effective packages are available.

All our packages are flexible to your needs, so get in touch with one of our friendly care team to discuss your requirements. You can email or call 01373 866068.

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  • SafeGood
  • Well-ledGood
  • CaringGood
  • ResponsiveGood
  • EffectiveGood
Last CQC report update August 01, 2019 • Listing updated December 26, 2021

Manager: Tanya Takle


Number of beds: 28

Location Type: , , ,

Specialisms/services: , , ,

Rooms have: Phone point
TV point
Residents may bring: Own furniture
Own decoration
Wheelchair access *: To all floors
Outdoors *: Secure garden
Weekly cost: Accept local authority rates
Accept Continuing Care funding
Meals: Residents assist in planning meals
Meals are prepared in the home
Snacks are available at any time
Special diets are accommodated for
Available activities: Entertainment in the home
Regular activities programme
Location type *:Town/City
Near Public Transport:YES
Registration & Specialisms
Care for people who need: Moderate help
Can usually accept people with: Visual impairment
Disruptive behaviour

Coronavirus Update

We are constantly reviewing the COVID-19 policy on-site at the college and in our residential homes. For the latest updates please visit our website: