Greenslate Community Farm

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Greenslate Community Farm is a 30 acre community resource, providing volunteering, training, education and therapeutic activities, as well as providing a naturally grown food to the local community. We operate a day care service for adults with learning difficulties, who take part In meaningful work around site. we offer allotments, and provide a hub for ideas sharing and development of community enterprises. We offer meaningful work in a supportive therapeutic environment, for groups and individuals with additional needs. Activities include horticulture, woodland walks, animal husbandry, craft, catering, woodwork, pond dipping, travel training and life skills. we currently accept referrals from social services, healthcare professionals and self-referrals. Our working days are Monday to Friday 10.00am until 16.00pm. We work on a ratio of 1-3 (staff to learner) to ensure that the learners day is not only personal and enjoyable but that they receive the correct support and attention throughout their day. We also have now open our cafe and farm shop housed in a unique Straw Bale eco build selling fresh organically grown produce whilst supporting adults with additional needs to work in a real life working environment either in the cafe or farm shop.
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Tel
01695 229150
Email
hazel@greenslatefarm.org.uk
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Type
Community Group
Contacts
1
Staff DBS checked?
Yes
Transport available?
No
Personal support?
No
Areas of Interest
Allotments Animals Cafe Coffee Morning Community Centre Cooking Crafts Day Service Dog Walking Farm Gardening Horticulture Nature PA Parks Pets Respite Walks Catering Woodwork Education Sign Language Vintage
Age Groups
18 > 25 25 > 35 35 > 50 50 > 65

Location

Greenslate Lodge
Greenslate Road
Billinge
WN5 7BG

Contacts

Hazel Mcgreggor
care farm co-ordinator
01695229150

Accessibility

Transport Available?
No

Personal Support

Arthritis Autism Blind Deaf Diet Disability Drug and Alcohol Learning Disability Mental Health Older people Physical Disability Sensory Disability Volunteer ADHD Anxiety Asperger Brain Injury Communication Depression Epilepsy Head Injury Schizophrenia Tourette's
Free Services?
Paid
Pricing Information
£60.00- full day 10.00-16.00pm £30.00- half a day 10.00-13.00pm
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