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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 “
WELLIES Participant

Our latest news…

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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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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