Charity information

Lindengate

Lindengate is a mental health charity, based on a 5-acre site near Wendover, Buckinghamshire, that offers specialised gardening activities to help those with mental health needs in their continuing recovery. Our services, known as Social & Therapeutic Horticulture (STH), use the healing power of nature and the outdoors to improve mental wellbeing, boost self-esteem & social inclusion and encourage long-term recovery.

Founded 2013

  • Mission statement

    “To foster an improved state of mental health and wellbeing through the healing nature of horticulture”

    THROUGH

    Reducing isolation

    Improving self-confidence

    Improving self- esteem

    Improving concentration levels

    Improving practical skills and manual dexterity

    Improving levels of social inclusion

    Improving teamwork and leadership skills

    Fostering transferable employment and life skills

    (In Phase 2) Running suitable education programmes to provide sustainable employment opportunities for users

  • Aims

    Lindengate aims to:

    • To reduce isolation and improve social inclusion opportunities for our service users
    • To improve levels of self-confidence and self-esteem for our services users
    • To improve concentration and practical skills of our service users
    • To improve teamwork and leadership skills of our service users
    • To foster transferable employment and life skills for our service users
  • Overview

    Established: August 2013

    Registered Charity Number: 1153868

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 7

    Volunteers: 140

    Phone number: 01296 622443

    Address: Lindengate, The Old Allotment site, next to Wyevale Garden Centre, Aylesbury Road, Wendover, Buckinghamshire HP22 6BD

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  • Social and Therapeutic Horticulture Bursaries

    We are seeking funding to support our most disadvantaged service users (Gardeners) to enga... More