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Who was Stars in the Sky: Stars in the Sky WAS a dating and friendship service for adults with learning difficulties. With the central branch based in Haringey, London, UK.
Since the launch in 2005 Stars in the Sky have won two Community Care Awards and Channel 4 have made a documentary about us called ‘Truly, Madly, Deeply’. You can watch it here.

Sadly they went out of business

Bright Lives C.I.C has set up a branch in Colchester covering Essex and Suffolk. Details of Bright Lives can be found from the following link Brightlives
Bright Lives holds friendship meetings every Tuesday in Colchester. To join you have to:
*Have a learning disability/difficulty.
*Be over the age of 18.
Becoming a member is easy, full details and application forms can be found on our
join us page.

Social Aims
Bright Lives is a social enterprise that believes in empowering people with learning difficulties through:
*Choices in leisure activities.
*Giving people the opportunities to develop new relationships.
*Investing any profit in supporting people with learning difficulties to develop their business ideas.
*Challenging negative views of people with learning difficulties.
Where are we?
Bright Lives C.I.C are located in Colchester, Essex covering Essex and Suffolk.
Bright Lives are committed to people with learning difficulties having the opportunities to:
*Meet new people.
*Develop and sustain friendships and relationships.
*Experience the leisure activities available in different places

Your personal safety is very important
Your personal safety is very important, please take the time to read our safety policy and our online social media guidelines. We also have a dating etiquette guideline Our guidelines and policy are available to in a PDF format in our download folder