About Us

The Way Forward Programme works with adults and young people from 12 years of age to retirement who have a learning or physical disability, people on the autistic spectrum and people suffering from mental health conditions providing services 7 days a week and every evening.


Our Story

Who Are We?

The Way Forward Programme is part of the Isle of Wight based charity Osel Enterprises which was formed in 1988 to provide training and employment for people with physical and learning disabilites, autism and mental health conditions living on the island.

In the Spotlight

Osel’s Divisons

The Wayforward Programme

We focus on providing support to people whilst they build up skills and confidence to live as independently as possible.

  • Promoting Wellbeing
  • Promoting Integration
  • Promoting Independence

Being part of the Way Forward Programme can be a life changing experience.

Wight Crystal Spring Water

Wight Crystal began producing bottled water for the first time in 1989 offering work placements for people with a disability and continues to do so to this day .

Every bottle of Wight Crystal Water which is sold supports those on the Way Forward Programme.

To find out more about Wight Crystal visit the website: www.wightcrystal.org.uk/

Working Towards Wellbeing

Working Towards Wellbeing is the Employment Division of Osel Enterprises Ltd, an Island registered charity that has been supporting the needs of people with a Mental Health Condition and or Disability since 1988.

Osel Enterprises Ltd has four divisions – Working Towards Wellbeing, Wight Crystal Water, Way Forward Programme and Living Well.

Living Well


 Offering you choice and support to maintain your independence and improve your wellbeing.

Working with you and others involved to create an action plan to help you support any challenges you may be facing.

To find out more or make a referral to the Living Well Team please call 01983 525282.


What We Offer

Education & Training

We now offer accredited qualifications through the Award Scheme Development and Accreditation Network (ASDAN) training programme.


We offer Way Forward users personalised support, Way Forward, respite and holidays and a community support programme.

Fundraising & Sponsorship

There are many ways that you can raise money for the Way Forward Programme, at work, school or in your local community.

Drop Us a Line

Have questions? For more information please use the form below and we will endeavour to get back to you as soon as we can. Alternatively please contact us via telephone using the number provided below.


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Opening times

09:30am – 3:30pm

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The Way Forward Programme
25 Daish Way
Dodnor Industrial Estate
Isle of Wight PO30 5XJ


General Enquiries:

01983 523000

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