Our history

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Growing People has been running at the Letchworth Centre for Healthy Living since October 2006. As the project has developed, the decision was taken to register as a charitable company in 2012.

 

Our charitable objects at Growing People are:

  1. to assist in the treatment and care of persons dealing with mental or physical illness of any description or in need of rehabilitation as a result of such illness.
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  3. to promote social inclusion but not exclusively of people with mental health issues or people who are recovering from an illness. Our aim is to prevent them from becoming socially excluded.
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  5. by the provision of facilities for work experience and vocational skills training to reinforce their 'skills for life' through gardening and horticulture.
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  7. to strengthen their confidence and self-esteem.
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  9. to provide them with the appropriate transferable skills and to support them to re-integrate into the wider community and to increase and develop their individual opportunities for future employment.