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

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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 eleven 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 “
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Our latest news…

Summer 2022 Courses

Summer 2022 Courses

WELLIES has a variety of courses available for Summer 2022. Our courses include a variety of activities with animals, plants, creativity and the countryside and are specifically aimed at people recovering from mental ill health such as anxiety and depression. Summer...

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WELLIES Referral Form

WELLIES Referral Form

If you would like to refer someone to WELLIES please complete this form and send to info@growingruralenterprise.co.uk

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