The Mulberry Bush Organisation

The Mulberry Bush Organisation

Charity information

The Mulberry Bush Organisation

The Mulberry Bush consists of a therapeutic school for the most vulnerable young children in the U. K. , a training department and an outreach arm MBOX helping children all over Oxfordshire and neighbouring counties. Founded in 1948, the School provides the highest quality specialist therapeutic care, treatment and education to some of the most severely troubled children aged five to 13. As a result of severe deprivation - physical, emotional & sexual abuse they don't trust adults.

Founded 1948

  • Mission statement

    Transforming Troubled Lives Together –
    Providing excellent therapeutic interventions to enable troubled children and their families to reach their full potential by improving relationships and educational achievement.
    Our primary task is to help primary aged children who have been unable to live in a family or learn in school, who have deep and complex emotional troubles and have developed antisocial ways of being, to discover helpful ways of living with themselves and others and to see themselves as learners and achievers.

  • Aims

    The Mulberry Bush Organisation aims to:

    • We aim for the children to be able to: Live in a family setting and go on to mainstream or other appropriate school.
    • We aim for the children to make outstanding progress in their ability to: Use and apply learnt skill and knowledge and to be a successful learner.
    • We aim for the children to make outstanding progress in their ability to: Make a contribution and become involved in the immediate and wider community and to improve their self awareness.
    • We aim for the children to be able to play. Many of them have not been able to play because of their environment. Play is essential for healthy development.
    • We aim for the children to make outstanding progress in their ability to: Ask for help and make use of it, keep themselves and others safe, build healthy and mutually trusting relationships.
  • Overview

    Established: September 1948

    Registered Charity Number: 309565

    Board members: 7

    Full time staff: 89

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 2

    Phone number: 01865 300202

    Address: The Mulberry Bush Organisation Standlake Witney OX29 7RW

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