Cedar House is the most recent of our children’s homes to open. The home is located in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham just a short walk away from the town centre and local amenities.

We are registered with Ofsted as a Children’s Home (Unique Reference SC 458754). The home is registered for eight young people who are have a diagnosis of autism and/or learning disability.

Welcome from the Registered Manager

Lee Miller

I joined North East Autism Society in 2007 as a support worked and has worked in a variety of management roles throughout NEAS’s children’s and adult’s residential services. I qualified as a registered nurse in 2017 and worked within the National Health Service as an Acute Medical Nurse alongside supporting Cedar House’s development before returning to NEAS on a full-time basis to take up the registered manager’s position at Cedar House.


  • BSc Nursing Hons (1:1)
  • Level 5 Diploma Leadership & Management
  • NVQ Level 3 Health & Social Care
  • Safe Handling of Medication
  • Autism (Level 2)
What our young people say...

Children's Visual Guide to Cedar House

What our parents say...
What social workers say...
Statement of Purpose

This Statement of Purpose provides an overview of Cedar House. It is our statutory duty to produce this document under the Care Standards Act 2000 and Children’s Homes Regulations 2015, but we hope it will also provide you with some useful information about what we do.

Cedar House Statement of Purpose