What we do

Our model is divided into specific strategies encompassing basic physiological, psychological and occupational needs.  The young people referred to Amelia Trust Farm, like so many adolescents are experiencing difficulties in life and we aim to support and value them through those difficulties whether they are feeling threatened, vulnerable, anxious or disadvantaged.

All our staff are trained in Managing Actual or Potential Aggression (MAPA) which is BILD approved.  This enables them to provide a nurturing environment that assures an individual's care, welfare, safety and security whilst identifying further developmental needs.

Amelia Trust Farm is an approved City and Guilds Centre offering and Entry 3 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Skills for Working Life as well as Level 1 qualifications.  These qualifications have been carefully chosen to accredit every part of a young person's experience at the Farm.  No matter how short or long a placement, a young person is able to achieve the units applicable to the engagement they have shown.  All units achieved are transferrable and can be built upon for the future.

Our new 'GROW' Programme

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is the use of assessment and intervention to develop, recover, or maintain the meaningful activities, or occupations, of individuals, groups, or communities.

  • Holistic assessment and evaluation including occupational planning
  • Placement support and guidance

Vocational Education

Vocational education is training that provides practical experience in a particular occupational field, such as the agricultural industry. Work based learning is provided within the City & Guilds framework.

  • Achieve a recognised City & Guilds qualification within Land based studies
  • Transition to Further Education or training

Social Enterprise (Farm Shop)

The Farm shop has a commercial strategy to maximize improvements; financial sustainability of the charity, social and environmental well-being of the Service Users. The Social enterprise has both business goals and social goals. The social enterprise's main purpose is to promote, encourage, and make social change.

  • Work experience of running a small business
  • Practical skills including the use of tools