|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||
|Who they work with||
|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|
|Is a registered company?||Yes|
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