Amber Trust - Grow It Allotment Project

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Telephone 01773 742051
Wellington Street
Purpose Amber Trust is a social care charity promoting mental wellbeing, providing support services to adults with mental ill health enabling them to live successfully in their local communities.

Grow It allotment project. Providing a working and learning environment to improve mental wellbeing, general health and build confidence.
Services Grow It is an allotment project used to provide a working and learning environment to improve mental wellbeing, general health and build confidence. In addition to the benefits of physical and mental health, people are building social networks which provide opportunities to develop skills and boost self esteem, they are keen to come to the allotment and have said they have a sense of purpose- a reason to get out of the house and meet people. Our activities include: Planting, growing, harvesting and eating the produce we have grown. Increasing knowledge and skills in gardening, environmental sustainability and green issues. Promoting the benefits of our project to help reduce stigma and enhance social inclusion. Learning sessions and accredited qualifications. Volunteer opportunities
What they do
  • Befriending or mentoring
  • Disability support/access
  • Education/training
  • Environment/climate change
  • Health - Mental Health
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Social care
  • Social groups/clubs
  • Sports and exercise
  • Volunteering
Who they work with
  • People with mental health issues
Geographical area coverage Amber Valley,Part(s) of Derbyshire
Space for Hire No
Opening Times The allotment project is open Tuesdays & Thursday 9.30am-3.30pm
Eligibility Criteria Our services are for people experiencing mental ill health. Must be over 16 years Referral by a healthcare professional
Meeting Place The Allotment is in Swanwick
Service Costs If eligible, our services are free; the service is funded by the Big Lottery
Is a registered charity? Yes
Charity Number 1070210
Is a registered company? Yes
Company Number 3458720

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