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

07/01/21 – Update – In line with Government guidelines concerning all education WELLIES is once again operating on a distance learning basis only.  We will continue in this format for the Spring 2021 term.

We will support all our current learners through this period however we are unable to accept new referrals at this time. Please call, email or message us after Easter if you would like to attend/refer someone to our Summer programme. 

Thank you for your understanding and we hope to see you all again very soon.

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.

See more on our FB page: welliesproject or follow us on Instagram: welliesproject

“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…

Free WELLIES/Enable Traineeships available

Free WELLIES/Enable Traineeships available

Are you, or someone you know, unemployed and aged 16-24?Are you looking to learn a new skill?Are you resident in Staffordshire, Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire? Our new traineeships could be for you!! We are looking to offer a 70-hour work placement over 6 weeks in...

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