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07369 214082

The Sun
719 Leeds Road, Lofthouse

#Time2Talk is a fortnightly mental health chat and support social group. They hold fortnightly meetings with a different topic every fortnight, Wednesday 6:30-8:30pm.
Type of work: Health

28a Supported Living Ltd

01977 611966

31 Back Market Street

28a Supported Living Ltd supports vulnerable adults in the local community. It provides supported housing and an individual support package tailored to the individual, and a drop in service. 28a Supported Living Ltd's outcome is obtaining secure tenancy with local authority housing or similar and for the service user to be able to manage their own tenancy and to be able to live more empowered in mainstream.

5 Towns Media

5 Towns Media (Yorkshire) is a volunteer run community media and radio group for the 5 Towns area of Wakefield metropolitan district.

5 Towns Veterans Support Hub CIC

07796 181465

The Veterans Centre
32a Ackworth Road

5 Towns Veterans Support Hub is a volunteer group of Armed Forces Veterans who meet to offer friendship and signposting to various agencies that offer help to veterans and their families who are suffering with PTSD, housing issues, DWP etc. They currently offer drop in services in Castleford and Featherstone.

A Future in Sport

A Future in Sport provides opportunities to become involved in multi-sport activities for players, coaches and volunteers. It also provides training and education opportunities for anyone with an interest in involvement in sport and/or associated skills.

Ackworth Community Library

01977 625617

Parish Council Community Centre
Bell Lane, Ackworth

Ackworth Community Library is a community run library offering open access to books, computers and a range of information. It works in conjunction with local schools and a range of community groups and individuals. It offers computer classes, support for job hunters and a range of events to support activities in the village of Ackworth.

Ackworth Riding for the Disabled Association

01977 614215

Station Road

Ackworth Riding for the Disabled Association provides horse riding and driving as therapy for disabled people.

Ackworth Table Tennis Club


Ackworth TTC are a table tennis club which runs coaching sessions available to all abilities and ages.

Additional Needs Training Information and Support

Additional Needs Training Information and Support (ANTIS) is a small local charity based in Castleford, providing training information and support to those who are responsible for the care of people with additional needs, and to health and education specialists.

Afemai Children's Trust


Afemai Children's Trust (ACT) is a registered charity that works with children in the Afemai area of Edo State, Nigeria, and children living in Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Our goal is to give children the opportunity to better themselves, their families and their communities. Every child has enormous potential to do great things. Their minds are the key to a brighter future for themselves and for everyone around them. Afemai Children's Trust is passionate, committed and determined to make a "real" difference to the children of Afemai and Yorkshire. Through our workshops and events, we are broadening the minds of Yorkshire's children, and making a real difference in their lives. Whether it be through cooking, art or leadership training for example, we are introducing them to other cultures and a world of possibilities.

African United Society in Wakefield


71 Shepley Street

The objects of the African United Society in Wakefield are: a) To promote social inclusion for the public benefit by preventing people from becoming socially excluded, relieving the needs of those people who are socially excluded and assisting them to integrate into society. b) To advance the education of the public in the subject of African culture and heritage.

Agbrigg and Belle Vue Community Association


273 Doncaster Road

Agbrigg and Belle Vue Community Association is a voluntary group set up to improve the lives of the people in the Agbrigg and Belle Vue area. It has an eco-building on an allotment site which is used by groups with different health needs using gardening as therapy.
Type of work: Health