Norton Court House

Children's complex care service in Stockton-on-Tees

Norton Court House is a specialist longer-term and short break service for young people with a diagnosed learning disability and who display challenging behaviour as a result. We’re committed to helping every child we support feel safe, happy and empowered.

Exterior of Norton Court House.

Capacity up to 15

Children's complex

All genders


We provide specialist complex care services for children.

Located near the vibrant town of Stockton-on-Tees, we provide residential care for children up to age 18. We offer intensive levels of support and care to help the young people we care for develop social and life skills in a carefully considered environment.

Our accommodation has been split into five small self-contained apartments mainly to create a homely feel. This configuration also gives us the opportunity to group our young people with others of a similar age and interests to encourage friendships and peer support.

We understand that all the children we support have different needs, so alongside their key workers, families and medical professionals we ensure the support we provide is bespoke in every detail. Each child has a comprehensive support plan which covers every aspect of their care and support, taking in to account any concerns and issues that may arise and ensuring all needs and requirements are met enabling them to live the very best life possible.

Providing 24-hour care and support, our aim is to help young people develop their social and educational skills in a safe, secure environment. We want our young people to not only feel protected and safe, but also to be able to grow and believe in themselves and to achieve more in their lives than they thought possible.

Our wonderful team understand that a holistic approach is necessary to ensure those in our care are safe, happy and healthy. We promote and fulfil the company values of being caring, honest, pro-active, and empowering for those we support.

We encourage our young people to attend school during their stay with us, wherever possible, and to join us on fun day trips out to theme parks, the seaside or wherever their interests lie.

Conditions we support, but are not limited to:

  • Asperger’s syndrome
  • autistic spectrum disorder
  • Down’s Syndrome
  • ADHD
  • challenging behaviours
  • epilepsy
  • learning disabilities

15 bedrooms

At Norton Court House we focus on our residents needs, having a small capacity we’re able to provide better quality care.

En-suite bathrooms

All of our rooms are equipped with en-suite bathrooms ensuirng each resident has their space and privacy.

Sensory room

Our sensory room provides comfort and joy, allowing residents to relax and simply enjoy themselves.

Multiple lounges

Multiple lounges for games, activities allow for our residents to interact within a communal setting.

Private garden

We have a large private garden allowing for our residents to enjoy the beauty of nature in a secure, safe place.

Minibus for outings

Day trips and other outings are always pre-planned and we like to travel in style with our own minibus allowing for safe travel.

Download our brochure

Our goal is to care for people and help them lead rich, rewarding and meaningful lives, however that looks for them. Download our brochure to learn more about the services we provide at Active Care Group.

Commitment to quality

At Norton Court House we have aligned and agreed our strategic goals to define what we want our organisation to achieve. This means we have also aligned them to that of Ofsted, the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. 

View our latest report

To view our latest Ofsted rating and report, click on the logo below. 

Contact number

Tel: 01642 361343

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