Building skills and confidence

The Foyer have programmes which can help build skills and confidence. 

Digital Cafe - Every Friday 12pm-3:30pm

We host a Digital Cafe at our Marywell Centre every Friday.

Our door is open to everyone: no commitment required. You can decide for yourself what you would like to work on. Our Digital Skills coach Iona Mathieson will be present for the entire time and at hand to help.

  • Drop by for a cuppa
  • Create an email account
  • Work on your college assignments
  • Learn to work Word
  • Help exploring the internet for the information you require
  • ...and more.


Contact Iona Mathieson for more information:

Mob: 07778362134


Wellbeing Programme 

Our 4th Community Wellbeing Programme for young people aged 16-25 as of 10 April 2023. The programme will be delivered part-time, 2 days a week, Mondays and Thursdays, over 12 weeks.


This opportunity will offer therapeutic activities and accredited learning opportunities for young people who are currently unemployed and would like to improve their confidence, wellbeing and employability to move into their next steps.


Topics include:

Health and wellbeing workshops and activities

Creative, physical and adventure activities

Community projects and activities


Watch our video to learn more


Please get in touch with Nicky Donelan to sign up.

07918 447 360

Communities Team (City)  / Community Justice Employability

The Communities Team provides a safe, supportive and informal learning environment to everyone in the community who would benefit from support. We offer a host of activities and learning opportunities that can be delivered on an individual basis or in small group settings. We can work alongside you to develop your potential and help by offering:

  • Health and Wellbeing support
  • Employability support
  • Gaining qualifications
  • Building skills 
  • Support to connect with your community
  • Fun activities in a supportive environment

We also run other courses at our Marywell Centre:

  • Women's Group on Wednesday mornings.
  • Arts and Crafts Group on Friday mornings

As part of the learning opportunities, we offer City & Guilds accredited qualifications, including awards, certificates and diplomas in employability skills. City & Guilds offer qualifications in skills development to support you at a personal level as well as increasing your employment opportunities.

Why not Learn new skills, feel more confident and see new and exciting opportunities open up for you! You have already taken the first step by reading this introduction to the Communities Team. Now it’s up to you.

You can come into Marywell Centre or we could meet in your local community just let us know what suits best.

Or just give our Communities Team Leader Agnes a call or shoot her an email:

078 48022 834

The Grove Allotment 


Are you interested in gardening? Working on community projects? Working with others? We will be growing all kinds of fruit, veg, herbs and flowers all year round that will benefit communities across the city and help address food poverty.

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We have loads of outdoor space, a greenhouse and polytunnel, health and wellbeing areas and great plans for 2023.


We would love to have you on board and love meeting new people!


Aberdeen Foyer Grove Allotment

Hazeldene Grove AB15 8LD

Contact Nicky Donelan 07918 447 360

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