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Bloom Sheffield | Female Community Garden

Summary
A weekly gardening group. Run by women, for women who need support with their mental health needs. It gives individuals the opportunity to spend time each week in a flower garden, contributing towards it’s growth and development, whilst having a safe space to meet new people, and learn new skills.


Description

We offer a welcoming, weekly group that promotes positive mental and physical health for women in Sheffield. Attendees will learn gardening skills, benefit from spending time outdoors, engaging in physical exercise, and having the opportunity to spend time and connect with other women from the community. Each session is run and supported by friendly and understanding leaders and volunteers.

Session Information

During a session, women are encouraged to participate in a variety of gardening activities that suit their needs and abilities. Hot drinks and biscuits are provided throughout the session, with lots of opportunities to relax and chat with each other. Each session ends with a discussion about achievements and goals for the following weeks.


Who to contact

Contact Name
Jenny Thorne
Contact Position
Referral Co-ordinator
E-mail
bloom.sheffield@gmail.com
Website
Bloom Sheffield
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/Bloom-Sheffield-102265474464263/
Twitter
https://twitter.com/BloomSheffield

Where to go

Name
Plot 100
Address
Heeley and Meersbrook Allotments
Carfield Lane
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
Postcode
S8 9HY
Notes

There are two entrances to the allotment site. Bloom Sheffield is located at the bottom entrance on Carfield Lane. Leaders will meet attendees at the gate to let them in before the session begins. If they arrive late, a phone number will be available for them to call. 


When is it on?

Time / Date Details
Tuesdays 1.30 - 4.30pm
Time of day
Afternoon
Days
Tuesday
Session Information
Spring courses run from 14th April - 19th May
Summer courses run from 2nd June - 21st July

Inclusion Information

Cater for special dietary requirements
No
Supports special needs and disabilities
No
Able to accommodate other cultures/ethnicities
Yes

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
Free
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

We support up to ten women in each of our courses, therefore places must be confirmed. Referrals can be made by the individual, or by a health care professional. Referral forms can be obtained from our webiste, or by emailing bloomsheffieldreferrals@gmail.com.

Age Range
18 years to 100 years
Facilities
  • Parking
  • Garden
Notes

We are a garden for females only. This includes people who identify as female. 


Last Updated
31/01/2020
Keywords
mental health, community garden, gardening, flowers, women, social, support, well-being, activity, horticulture, group, exercise, outdoors
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