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

30/06/21 – Update – As this academic year draws to a close we are just finishing our summer courses. The next WELLIES programme will begin in mid September and we have started collecting names and numbers for new enrolments.

Please call, email, complete the referral form on the News and Events page or message us if you would like to attend/refer someone to our Autumn programme. The timetable will be available early in September and we will call everyone on the waiting list then to discuss the details.  

Thank you for your continued support 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 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 “
WELLIES Participant

Our latest news…

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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New – ‘Friends of the WELLIES Project’ facebook page

New – ‘Friends of the WELLIES Project’ facebook page

Have you liked our new WELLIES venture? https://www.facebook.com/welliesproject ‘Friends of the WELLIES Project’ has been set up as a social enterprise arm to The WELLIES Project to create opportunities for learners to make and sell some of the fantastic things the...

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