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Our Mission - Work Therapy

Claro Enterprises is a charity whose primary purpose is providing practical help to the community of the Harrogate District.

Claro Enterprises operates as a commercial workshop making goods for businesses, which enables those with long term mental health conditions, to function in a voluntary real work environment.

Through training and personal development, clients can improve their quality of life, confidence, independence, self-esteem and gain skills, which will enable them to look for, and hopefully achieve, meaningful employment.

We do practical hands-on work both in our wood workshop and in our Repack and Rework enterprise.  These jobs would otherwise be done in other factories or business. 

We work for some of the most respected names in their field, such as Bettys and Taylors, Farrah's Toffee, Envirovent, and The Mouseman of Kilburn, Corinne Lapierre, My Expert Midwife among many more.

We also offer a variety of courses that run at various times of the year that cover a range of subjects, such as Self Esteem and Well Being, Mindfulness, Cookery, Basic Maths and English, IT and Photography. These are all free to our clients and are optional.

The workshop is managed by Helen Wilkinson and General Manager Owen Jones who in turn report to a Management Committee.

Visitors are always very welcome and group visits can be made by arrangement which includes a tour of the workshop.

Visiting the workshop and purchasing our products will help secure the future of the project. So do call in any time between 9am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday and view our unique range of products.

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