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

26/10/20 – Update – WELLIES restarted in September 2020 with blended learning; a mixture of distance and face to face learning.  Please call, email or message us after this date if you would like to attend/refer someone to our 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…

Virtual WELLIES is LIVE

Virtual WELLIES is LIVE

Tutors and WELLIES staff have been working hard behind the scenes for learning to carry on in a positive way. We have set up separate Facebook groups for each course. This will enable us to carry on with WELLIES in a new and innovative way. Each day in the separate...

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Recent feedback

Recent feedback

A sample of the participant feedback following a 12 week Woodwork and a 6 week Floristry course, Autumn 2019: “Excellent course, learnt an array of new skills, met some fantastic people, improved my mental health and wellbeing tenfold. Loved every second I was here,...

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