Growing Lives is an engaging programme of learning and support that has been specially designed for people who are unemployed and need a skills and confidence boost.
There are plenty of learning activities for people to get involved in, including bike club, computer suite, art, crafts, cooking, a Men in Sheds group and growing and planting in our urban garden.
Everyone who takes part will benefit from:
The ultimate goal of Growing Lives is to support people to build the skills and tools they need to make long-term changes to their lives, empowering them to set and pursue their own personal goals and reach their potential.
Growing Lives is based at our Cotmanhay site in the heart of Ilkeston. The postcode is DE7 8HT.
Growing Lives is free to the following groups:
If you live in Amber Valley or Erewash and have a personal budget please speak to your social worker or equivalent if you would like to participate in Growing Lives.
People can come for a visit with their worker to Growing Lives to see what it's like.
Referral forms can be downloaded below. Please email completed forms to email@example.com or fax to us using the number on the form.
We need support to keep this valuable project running. Here are some ways you can help.
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