Growing Opportunities - Barlow Road Community Garden
by Ideal For All
About our activities / service
|Accessibility details||Sandwell's leading social and therapeutic horticultural project supporting peoples health and wellbeing for over 20 years (an Ideal for All project - registered charity for disabled people)|
|Opening hours||Monday to Thursday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Friday 9.00 am - 4.30 pm
Offering a year round programme of garden based activities aimed at promoting healthy lifestyle, mental wellbeing, supporting confidence, healthy eating, physical activity, maintenance and rehabilitation to remain independent, or learn new skills on your journey to work. Therapeutic gardening, short courses, outreach sessions, gardening for those with long term conditions. supporting people on their journey to work or to connect with other keen gardeners for peer support and social connections. Based at Barlow Road Community Garden as well as in the community at a setting of your choice.
|Staff qualifications||The Service meets Matrix accreditation and IS0 9001 Quality Standards. All garden sites are led by our qualified and experienced therapeutic horticultural health and wellbeing team|
About the organisation
Ideal for All is a user-led organisation set up in 1996. It provides services to disabled, disadvantaged and elderly residents of Sandwell, to enhance skills, provide a route to employment, reduce social isolation and maintain independence. The Services are designed to provide solutions for Independent Living and are offered from the Independent Living Centre, a fully accessible building, situated at 100 Oldbury Road, Smethwick.
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