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SAGEGreenfingers

Summary
SAGE Greenfingers is therapeutic gardening project for people with mental illness. Come and enjoy our little piece of outdoor heaven tucked away just 15 minutes from the city centre. You don't need to be a gardening enthusiast: we use growing as therapy to support your recovery and help you achieve your goals. Arts activities are also provided in our cabin. Personal budget holders welcome.


Description

SAGE is a therapeutic gardening and arts project for people working towards mental health recovery. SAGE can also provide day opportunities for those in receipt of Direct Payments.

Our free Greenfingers ecotherapy runs over 20 weeks before helping our supported gardeners move on to new activities or our monthly social gardening club. You don't need to be a gardener, just someone who enjoys some time in nature with a loo nearby and a cup of tea!

Clients with personal budgets may come for an unrestricted time period as part of their care plan.

We also offer women-only singing sessions, please see 'Sing through the Seasons'

Qualifications and Quality Standards

All staff and volunteers are DBS checked. Workers have training in horticultural therapy (Thrive) and lived experience.

Has Public Liability, Employers Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance. The organisation has achieved a PQASSO quality mark at level 2.

SAGE is a registered charity, number 1114743 and company limited by guarantee 5698287.


Who to contact

Telephone
0114 273 7718
E-mail
enquiries@sagesheffield.org.uk
Website
SAGE Sheffield

Where to go

Name
Office address:
Address
Minna House
30 Minna Road
Burngreave
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
Postcode
S3 9AZ
Notes

Please note, no services take place from this address.


When is it on?

Time / Date Details
Office hours: Monday-Wednesday 9am-4pm
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning
Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Session Information
Greenfingers is held at Grimesthorpe Allotments, Grimesthorpe Road, S4
Singing sessions are currently online via Zoom

Inclusion Information

Able to accommodate other cultures/ethnicities
Yes
Culture/ethnicities accommodated
All
Additional culture/ethnicity information
We have a long history of supporting refugees and asylum seekers.
Services Awarded RPL
Gardening
Social, cultural & learning opportunities

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
Greenfingers Group (Personal Budget £40) Per session
Singing Through the Seasons Women's Group (Suggested donation £2) Per session
Greenfingers Group (Clients with no personal budget) Free/donations welcome Per session
Details
For supported placements for individuals with Self-Directed Support funding, SAGE charges a basic rate of £40 per 3 hour session depending on the level of support you require
Referral Details

Referral required for Social and therapeutic horticulture only

Age Range
18 years to
Facilities
  • Garden
  • Catering facilities
Notes

SAGE supports adults with mental health difficulties

Miscellaneous

Charity Number
1114743

Last Updated
31/03/2021
Keywords
mental health, gardening, mental illness, art, outdoors, nature, direct payments, friends, recovery, allotments, Burngreave, volunteering, personal budgets, volunteer, self directed support, budgets, SDS, gardening courses, outdoor activity, singing, arts

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