Greenfingers is a horticultural therapy project based on Grimesthorpe allotments in Burngreave, Sheffield. They are a creative gardening group designed for individuals experiencing mental health difficulties. Their project aims for a friendly and accessible, local group which promotes positive mental health and welcomes people of all ages, races and cultures. Members can come and grow vegetables, fruits and flowers, take part in craft activities, take some time out to relax and help cook lunch using the produce grown on the allotment.
Adults can be referred by a health or social services professional such as a GP, Community Psychiatric Nurse, Counsellor or Social Worker. They are also able to take self referrals – contact them for a self-referral form and then ask your GP, Counsellor, Support worker etc. to fill out the assessment form. Please get in touch with them directly for more information.
Please note that this activity costs £40 per session. It is anticipated that this is paid through Self-Directed Support but self-funders can also attend. SAGE Greenfingers runs other Therapeutic Gardening Groups free of charge.