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Cheshire Community Development Trust (CCDT) is a charity that provide a wide range of services to the local community.  Cheshire CDT have a long history of delivering projects and currently manage several aimed at disadvantaged and vulnerable adults, below is an overview of the services and projects we are currently involved with.

Community Transport

Community Transport in Cheshire makes a tremendous difference to people’s lives. Through providing this essential lifeline, the most often marginalised people in our community can access healthcare, education, jobs – or even just to have access the simple freedom of getting out and about, so central to a better quality of life.


Cheshire Community Development Trust is registered to process Enhanced DBS checks on behalf of employers for paid staff and volunteers. Whether you are an independent person employing a carer or a large company employing lots of staff, we can help you with our friendly, efficient and economical service.


Here at Cheshire CDT we offer an efficient, bespoke payroll service primarily aimed at independent employers of personal assistants/care professionals but that is also available to parish councils, charities and other non-profits.

Adult Learning

Our Learning Centre at Waterside House, Navigation Road is open to adults over the age of 19 years. All courses are free to learners 19 and over, and in receipt of any of the following – Job Seekers Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance (Work-related Activity Group), Universal Credit, other means tested benefit. Reasonable co-funding can be arranged for learners who do not meet the above requirements.

Work Programme

Since 2011, we have helped almost 500 customers back to work and around 300+ take up a second job. On average 80% of our customers are still working 6 months later, which is a healthy sustainability rate.

Family Support

An informal service funded by individual schools and Education Improvement Partnerships to support children/young people and their families in removing barriers and overcoming issues. We work with both primary and high schools. The service is currently delivered throughout the former Vale Royal area.

Older People Groups

Out of Hours activity groups– fun for older people living alone.  The groups provide a regular activities to increase activity, provide social opportunities and get members out of the same four walls! Carers are welcome to come along and enjoy the company too.

Community Engagement

Cheshire Community Development Trust works in partnership with Rudheath & Witton Together to help improve the lives of the local community through community engagement. Rudheath & Witton together is a community project funded by the national Big Local programme. The programme provides various services and events for the local community looking to make the area a better place to live.