Welcome to the

WELLIES Project

Therapeutic learning activities with animals, plants, creativity and the countryside for people recovering from mental ill health.

 

WELLIES stands for:

      Wellness

      Education

      Learning

      Laughter

      Inspiration

      Environment

      Skills

 

See what we do at WELLIES…

WELLIES is run by Julie White and Nick Platt, founders of the WELLIES Project and Staffordshire Care Farming Development CIC, a not for profit company.

WELLIES has been running for ten years and as rural business advisors Julie and Nick often help other people to develop care farming enterprises.

“I am so passionate about Wellies, the project has helped me to progress and grow as a person, I no longer sit at home unable to leave the house feeling depressed and anxious. I have learned to socialise with others, learnt new skills. I am the old me that I used to be. I do not know where I would be without this project “

WELLIES Participant

Our latest news…

Christmas Floristry Workshops

The ever popular festive floristry workshops are back for that fab,fun, friendly event where Julie teaches us to make a door swag that will proudly adorn any house for the whole Christmas period. You will amaze yourself at what you can create whilst enjoying mulled...

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What does WELLIES mean to me?

As we come to the end of another term at WELLIES we asked this question to our participants and the answers we got were amazing. As Julie White says "It makes it all worthwhile". Below are just a few of the ways people described WELLIES: A place of comfort and safety;...

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