Resilient Communities

A variety of group work activities for individuals to improve their physical and mental health and wellbeing.

Connect, Support, Nourish & Thrive 

Resilient Communities tackles food poverty, social isolation and loneliness through the provision of various group work opportunities that promote physical health and wellbeing for children, young people and adults.

Activities Include

  Practical Cooking Courses  
Learning how to prepare and cook tasty, healthy meals on a budget for families and individuals.

  REHIS Courses  
Healthy Valleys is an approved REHIS (Royal Environmental Health Institute Scotland) Centre and we offer the following nationally recognised courses: Elementary Food Hygiene, Elementary Food and Health, Elementary Cooking Skills, Eating Well for Older People.

  Food Larders 
Two food larders run weekly with a variety of free food is available for individuals and families who are really struggling and are in poverty/unemployed/on furlough/reduced working hours. For more details see our Activity Calendar

  Virtual Coffee Morning  
Running weekly online & open to all. Fun and educational activities to help improve connections, improve mental health and reduce isolation and loneliness. 

  Gentle Yoga  
Weekly free online sessions to bring balance to mind and body. Beginners are welcome. For more details see our Activity Calendar

  Health Walks  
A gentle walk, open to all including individuals who have not been active for a while and would like to start again, people recovering from ill-health or managing a long-term condition. Walks run weekly in different areas of rural South Lanakrshire. For more details see our Activity Calendar

  Active Travel  
A new development launching Spring 2021. More details to follow soon.

How do I get involved?

For more information contact Amanda Taylor (team leader) or call 07548 704 820