ROC Wellbeing services in Devon and Cornwall can help you gain new and exciting skills and get accredited qualifications at the same time.

ROC used to be known as Robert Owen Communities.

Services in Devon

ROC Creative, Torbay

ROC Creative Torbay is a leading arts project, where you’ll be taught by experienced specialists in a range of different art forms. It is a space to express yourself artistically, whatever your abilities.

We can help you work towards qualifications in arts subjects, as well as personal and social development.

Call ROC Creative on: 01803 868550

ROC Active, Torbay and Exeter

ROC Active run sport activities and tailor made gym sessions in Torbay and Exeter.

We aim to encourage healthy and active lifestyles with weekly sports routines, and help you build your confidence and ability in sport. We also run games events alongside other providers.

ROC Active is supported by Sport England.

Call ROC Active Torbay: 01803 550018

Call ROC Active Exeter: 01392 270875

Aspects, Paignton

Aspects is a community-based learning centre in Paignton, that runs learning programmes for people aged 16 and over. We offer qualifications such as Personal Social Development, Functional Skills (Literacy and Numeracy) and Vocational Skills.

Call ROC Aspects: 01803 552955

ROC Wellbeing, Honiton

ROC Wellbeing, Honiton is an exciting arts project for people with learning disabilities. It is run by specialists in a range of different art forms. It is a space to express yourself artistically, whatever your abilities.

Join us for a free taster session – it’s a great chance to learn skills and make new friends!

Call Mel Smart: 01404 43463

Email Mel Smart at ROC Wellbeing Honiton  

Lower Sharpham Barton Farm (LSBF), Totnes

Lower Sharpham Barton Farm is set in a stunning location in the hills of Totnes. We offer work experience to people with learning disabilities alongside Ambios, who run the farm.

At the farm you can gain experience in things like:

  • Farming, horticultural and agricultural skills
  • Wood and metalwork
  • Conservation and forestry
  • Animal care with the farm’s lively horses, pigs and chickens.

Call Lower Sharpham Barton Farm: 01803 732502

Services in Cornwall

Boscawen Farm, Truro

Boscawen Farm is set on several acres of land in Truro. We run Accredited Learning courses on Mondays and Fridays, taught by staff from Truro and Cornwall College.

At the farm you can learn skills like farming, planting and growing vegetables, cooking and wood work.

We have many animals at the farm, including pigs, sheep, goats, guinea pigs, ducks, ferrets, cows and even a bull.

Call Boscawen Farm: 01872 560530

ROC Welcome Social Club, Truro

ROC Welcome Social Club is a large social club for people with learning disabilities, with 150 members, 20 volunteers, and a member-led steering group.

The club is an inclusive, welcoming place where you can make new friends, take part in fun activities, and make things happen in your local community.

The club is based at Truro College, but many of our members also take part in other community based activities, such as club nights. It is the only service of this kind in the wider Truro area.