Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Steps To Confidence

One of the aims of The Digging In Project is to grow the confidence of the service users. The impact of being homeless goes far beyond the difficulties of not having somewhere to call home. Loss of roof over ones head isn’t just an physical thing. It reaches deep into someone’s inner belief system and many homeless people feel a deep sense of loss

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Week 27 – Time to look back

It’s hard to believe that so many weeks have passed since we first began The Digging In Project in conjunction with Beacon House. We thought this would be a good time to look back at all we have learnt and reflect. Promoting the Project With most projects, you are working with a set of people that do not change. The nature of the circumstances

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A good week – The Digging in Project

Monday looked like it wasn’t going to happen as at about 10.30 Beacon House phoned to say that they had people keen to come down to the farm but didn’t have any transport! Team Wellies-On to the rescue! Warren was roped in as “chauffeur” and took his six seater van to bring the keen group to the farm. One of our sheds has been

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What does it do? Digging In users speak up!

We often write about what we do but not what it does for the people who take part. As it’s not always obvious what people are feeling, we keep a journal in our yurt so participants can write a few words or indeed a lot of words about what they have got from the experiences offered to them at Wellies-On. They have kindly said

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