Foxglove Care Farm Inkpen

This new Social/Care Farming enterprise, is set up for disadvantaged young teenagers who are struggling in a mainstream school environment and for adults with mental health problems such as depression, bereavement and post traumatic stress disorders, just to name a few. There will also be farming related opportunities for first time young offenders, attending courts - instead of receiving a prison sentence.

Our aim is to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable people by providing the care of the land and animals with the care of people.

We use nature and the countryside for learning, engagement recovery, fun, health and well-being.

This therapeutic work, through the Care farming related activities, will be all under farmer supervision and will offer educational opportunities and help to get the student back into mainstream school, further education, work experience placements and in some cases back into the workplace after a mental heath related illness. Keeping young offenders engaged with meaningful work, will help to prevent the increasing problem of reoffending.

The Care farm is adjacent to a nature reserve, where rare birds and species can be seen, this site will be included in the Care farming activities programme.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Kathe or Simon
Telephone
07738464794
E-mail
foxglovefarminkpen@gmail.com
Website
Foxglove Care Farm

Where to go

Name
Foxglove Care Farm
Address
Great Common
Inkpen
Hungerford
Postcode
RG17 9QR

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
Referral Details

Referrals and funding are normally made through Social Services, a Mental Health team/GP.

You can also self refer and self fund.

Quality checks

  • DBS check

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