About Us

Ark Care Principles is committed to supporting vulnerable young people with complex care needs. Our senior team consists of a Director, qualified nurse and social worker. We have combined our years of experience working with vulnerable people to create a safe haven where young people that are moving from Transition to Independence will have the opportunity to learn the skills to help them in the future.


Our Care Services

As an organisation, we are committed to ensuring that we have a wide range of services and resources available to meet the individuals needs of our young people. We offer supported housing and independent living accomodation for young people transitioning or for families seeking respite care.


Supported Housing

Our experienced team is available 24/7 so the young people can get support whenever they need it. This is particularly important for those with complex needs and mental health issues. We have housing available in Derby and Leicester, with other areas coming very soon.


Respite Care

The respite care is available for all young people with complex needs, including learning disabilities and mental health problems. The team are fully qualified to deal with a range of complex cases and do their best to make everyone feel at home quickly.



We are committed to ensuring that we have a wide range of services and resources available to meet the individual needs of our young people. Integral to this our approach of working in partnership with local authorities, the NHS, families and other skilled professionals to ensure that as a multi-agency team, we achieve the best possible outcomes.


Our Blog

Our Blog is simple and easy to use and provides some intesting and relevant news on our services or those provided by commissioners, regulators, Local Government and Central Government. Whilst reading the Blog why not like and share our Facebook page to keep up to date with the latest publications.



For families that have cared for their children this can be an exciting yet challenging time as you see your son or daughter grow up and become an adult. You want to know that they will get full practical support as well as support to deal with the emotional changes they will go through on this journey towards living independently.


Ark Care Principles

We offer two services, Domiciliary Care which is provided to Elderly and Disabled individuals who require various levels of support to remain living within their own home. The second service is Semi-Independent Accommodation for 16-25 year olds who are transitioning to independence.  We can also provide Respite Care for both service users and providing breaks for their families from caring duties.  Please follow the links to find out more about each service.

Semi-Independent Accommodation

Are you a young person aged between 16-25 looking for a comfortable place to live? Or are you social worker that supports young people during transition? If so then we can help by offering supported housing and respite care that will meet your needs.

We understand that the transition from school to adult life can be an exciting but also challenging time for young people and their parents. There are lots of choices that need to be made and finding a safe place to live with people of your own age will be your number one priority.

We offer a 16+ Transition to Independence Service that can be commissioned by young people, families or professionals working alongside them.

The vulnerable young people that come to stay with us vary in the levels skills for living independently. From those needing minimum supervision, such as Looked After Children moving out of care to young people with learning disabilities and those with mental health problems.

Our team are fully trained to support young people and work closely with the families and social workers to ensure that all aspects of the Care Plan are met. We have supported housing and respite care facilities available in Derby and Leicester.

Domiciliary Care

Our Domiciliary care services supplies a well-resourced and dedicated care staff in your home environment.  We provide flexible person-centred support services to allow individual to continue living in a dignified independent life tailored to meet your needs. We provide ongoing support that is completely built around your needs. With Domiciliary care you and your loved ones can continue to stay in the place you feel most comfortable.

So whether you are looking for Domiciliary Care, Supported Housing or Respite Care you should contact us at Ark Care Principles and let us help you to make the transition as smooth as possible. Call us on 07772 979103 or send us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 Our Values

Excellence - delivering the highest standards of care and rewarding excellence

Innovation - developing and incorporating new ideas and ways of operating

Enterprise - being resourceful, entrepreneurial, and nurturing talent

Equality - promoting inclusivity and valuing diversity

Social responsibility - ensuring the understanding and care of people and stewardship of environmental and public resource


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