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.


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.



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 accommodation has been registered with Ofsted and all are staff undergo full training. We work with young people that have previously been in care, Looked After Children as well young people with learning disabilities and mental health problems. Some young people we have supported have included those prone to CSE risks, high level of absconding, as well as those with ASD’s, ADHD and other forensic history.

We pride ourselves in working closely with the commissioners and ensure:

  • All our team are fully trained and are always keep up to date with new developments.
  • Our support is tailored for each individual and ranges from low to high intervention as required.
  • We will work alongside you and ensure that all elements of the Care Plan are met.
  • We guarantee staff availability at all times for our young people. 
  • Our facilities are modern, confortable and safe for our young people.
  • We use a range of methods to help promote independence with a vision of enabling them to live independently once they have completed their placement with us.

Our accommodation is located is Derby and Leicester and we welcome young people from across the Midlands. We aim to work closely with commissioners across the East Midlands and West Midlands, including Leicester, Derby, Nottingham and Birmingham.

If you would like to find out more about our packages then please do get in touch with us by calling 07772 979103 or by email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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