Next Steps Development

Registered Charity: 1182222

St. George's House, St. George's Road, Barnstaple, Devon EX32 7AS

©2018 by Rhiannon Phillips | Next Steps Development

 Next Steps Development works with adults with learning disabilities, mental health issues and complex health needs.

Our day service costs £60.00 per day + VAT from 9am - 4pm, this money is to supply support and work on developing the skills that have been identified in the individual's development plan, these may include:

On Site

  • Cookery skills - supported shopping trips to buy ingredients, food storage and preparation, cooking and serving up healthy, nutritious food and learning good health and food hygiene practices.

  • Joinery Workshop skills - working in a busy workshop environment producing well made products, including bespoke furniture. For sale in our cafe/gallery and charity shop or to fulfil orders from our growing customer base.

  • IT/Graphic Design Skills - an opportunity to work in our design room using design software and equipment to produce unique laser-etched wooden signs and display pieces for sale in our cafe/gallery and charity shop or made to order

  • Off Site

  • Farming Skills- to develop animal husbandry, gardening and vegetable growing skills and to learn good health and safety practices.

  • Retail Skills- working in the quaint charity shop in Boutport street to learn and practice the customer care skills required to interact with the public; how to value and handle money; how to manage stock and to best display goods for sale.

ddffNew Projects

  • We have an exciting new project coming in 2019, to convert a 4 Acre site into a small holding, growing our own food, rearing farm animals and much more...

  • Our small daily charge is to fund the individual support needed to encourage and develop the people we work with. The learning package, transport and other running costs of our service are funded by Next Steps Development through fundraising and charitable donations.