Grow improves emotional and physical wellbeing, it enriches people’s lives and develops community involvement

We know from Brighton University's independent evaluation that the benefits derived from the Grow programme are both wide-ranging and long lasting.  

Their report also showed that it helps people to:  

  • Develop a greater sense of self confidence, optimism, calmness, trust and hopet
  • Feel valued, accepted and supported in real and warm relationships
  • Aquire a deeper appreciation of nature, and how it can continue to support wellbeing
  • Have a really postive experience of being part of a group
  • Develop their enjoyment of physical activity
  • Enjoy learning new practical skills
  • Widen their horizons, through exploring different environments, activities and social groups
  • go on to do really positive things in their lives: volunteering, joining other groups, work, courses ect