The Grass Roots Training and Therapeutic Scheme is founded and ran by Jeff Spence, who is an NVQ Assessor with a Certificate of Education (F.E), a BA Hons in Education Training specialising in learning difficulties/disabilities and over 20 years' experience working with local councils.

All staff are trained and experienced in working with people with learning difficulties/disabilities and strive to provide trainees with the highest level of instruction, supervision and education facilities.

The Scheme is located in Darlington at Unit 3 Lloyds Court, Cleveland Trading Estate, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 2PB.