The organisations in STEnG
There are eleven organisations in the STEnG partnership. They are:
Offers work based training opportunities including making garden furniture & village notice boards, growing fruit and vegetables, making hot lunches, working in our charity shops, and a variety of recycling activities from cans to Christmas trees.
To find out more about Branching Out, visit its website by clicking here www.branchingoutuk.net
Burwell Community Print Centre
The Causeway, Burwell, Cambridgeshire, CB25 0DX
Tel: 01638 613102
Supports people with learning disabilities to gain work experience and training in our very busy Print Room and Design Centre. We produce customer work using a range of printing and print finishing machines such as digital copier, laminator, booklet-maker. In 2008 we extended our business services to include promotional and personalised items such as T-Shirts, mugs, calendars, bags and large format printing, and as a result of this we have been able to increase the accredited training that we can provide.
To find out more about Burwell Community Print Centre, visit its website by clicking here www.burwellprint.co.uk
Is a horticultural centre providing vocational training and work experience in horticulture, retail & animal husbandry. People are able to be involved in all aspects of growing plants and vegetables and selling them to the public from its farm shop and greenhouses.
To find out more about Darwin Nurseries, visit its website by clicking here http://www.cpft.nhs.uk/Darwinnursery
helps people to engage in activities which enable them to become more integrated with the rest of the community. FACET delivers training in retail, catering, practical woodwork, horticulture, art & design, independent living skills, basic skills, job clubs and job seeking skills.
To find out more about FACET, visit its website by clicking here https://www.facet.org.uk
The Prospects Trust
Delivers work experience, accredited training and supported employment opportunities in horticulture and organic market gardening. Based on an 18 acre Soil Association approved farm and operating a professional garden maintenance service, it offers a stimulating and productive workplace where everyone participates as fully as possible.
To find out more about The Prospects Trust, visit its website by clicking here www.prospectstrust.org.uk
Supports people, from the age of 14, who have a wide range of disabilities, mental health problems and social communication disorders. We provide a rich, varied and innovative programme of educational and work opportunities for people in Cambridgeshire. Red2Green’s main learning centre is in Swaffham Bulbeck, with projects in Bottisham, Cambridge and in the community.
To find out more about Red2Green, visit its website by clicking here www.red2green.org
Provides accredited training and work experience, enabling people with learning difficulties to work alongside skilled artists and crafts people producing high quality artwork in wood, ceramics and painted glass in our purpose built workshops in Cambridge.
To find out more about Rowan Humberstone, visit its website by clicking here www.rowanhumberstone.co.uk
The Phoenix Trust
T: 01223 420669
The Phoenix Trust (Milton) Ltd was founded in November 2006, based in Milton, Cambridge, where it occupies a large site offering good access and potential for product storage and display. The Trust was formed to provide work opportunities and experience for people with various degrees of learning difficulties.
Mount Pleasant House
T: 01223 555850
VoiceAbility runs projects in Cambridgeshire such as Dreamers Bar, Work to Success, Next Steps TV and including advocacy, the adult learning disability parliament, Family Fusion, as well as bespoke training, inspection and auditing services.
To find out more about Voiceability, visit its website by clicking here https://www.voiceability.org/services/cambridgeshire-and-peterborough
How to join a course or project
How to join a course or project varies. Some courses can be joined at any time. But others are tied to education timetables so new learners may need to wait until the beginning of a new term or until September.
It is a good idea to speak directly to the STEnG organisation to find out more. Sometimes you can find the information needed on their websites.