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Additional Needs Training Information and Support

www.antis.org.uk

info@antis.org.uk

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.

Beat Autism

www.beatautism.co.uk

beatautismuk@aol.com

Beat Autism is a not for profit community interest group that offers parent/carer support and learn groups to families who have children waiting to be diagnosed or have a diagnosis of Autism. It also offers evening activities for the whole family (Autistic child, parents and siblings).

Cloverleaf Advocacy

www.cloverleaf-advocacy.co.uk

01924 438438

1st Floor
9 Wellington Road
Dewsbury
WF13 1HF

Cloverleaf Advocacy provides person centred advocacy services for people with mental health needs, people with learning disabilities, people with physical or sensory impairments, acquired brain injury, older people and carers.

Deaf Ex-Mainstreamers Group

www.dex.org.uk

7 South Parade
Wakefield
WF1 1LR

Deaf Ex-Mainstreamers Group aim is for deaf children to have better access to education: • To work towards the implementation of bilingual education in British Sign Language/English for all deaf children. • To continue to research, map, facilitate participation and inform. • To continue to develop strategy to achieve a BSL Act. • To continue to facilitate the DEX Deaf Youth Council to support local deaf young people in understanding themselves as deaf people and with quality of life.

Disability Sport Yorkshire

https://disabilitysportyorkshire.org/

01924 372382

Denhale Active Recreation Centre
Denhale Avenue
Wakefield
WF2 9EF

Disability Sport Yorkshire promotes sport and active recreation for disabled people.

Grace's Place

www.gracesplace.org.uk

07722568651

5 Brookdale Avenue
Gawthorpe
Ossett
WF5 9SE

Grace's Place is a community, non-profit making company set up to provide person-centred day services, in the founder's home, for adults with a variety of disabilities.

Laila Milly Foundation

www.lailamillyfoundation.org.uk

07846986405

75a Kirkby Road
Hemsworth
Pontefract
WF9 4AS

Laila Milly Foundation provides day respite care for families of children under 5 with severe and complex health needs and life limiting conditions.
Type of work: Health

Livability

www.livability.org.uk/

volunteering@livability.org.uk

Livability is the disability charity that connects people with their communities. It tackles social isolation and the barriers that can cause this in the lives of disabled and vulnerable people. Through a wide range of disability, education, training and community services, Livability promotes inclusion and wellbeing for all. Together, it works to see people take part, contribute and be valued. Livability puts the elements in place that all add up to connected lives and communities. Livability York House Ossett is a residential service home for 20 adults with physical and intellectual disabilities, including some with complex needs. Friends of York House organises events to raise funds to build on what's good and improve the wellbeing of residents.

North and West Yorkshire Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus

www.nwyasbah.org

07517143558

25 Hornbeam Court
Oxford Avenue
Guiseley
LS20 9BW

North and West Yorkshire Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus provides ongoing local support for children and adults with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus and their families and carers.

Open Country

www.opencountry.org.uk

01423 507227

Community House
46 East Parade
Harrogate
HG1 5LT

Open Country is a registered charity that seeks to enable people with disabilities to access the countryside. It offers a wide range of countryside activities and information and runs the 'Wild about Wakefield' project. The project aims to work with people with any disability across Wakefield enabling them to access the outdoors through a suite of different activities including: a seasonal evening tandem club, a weekday working group around the district at local nature reserves and parks with tasks including pond creation, tree planting and dry stone walling, and weekend outings that will go a little bit further out of the area to see country houses and try new adventure sports.

Penderels Trust

www.penderelstrust.org.uk

01924 898136

Unit 2, Normanton Business Park
Ripley Drive
Normanton
WF6 1QT

Penderels Trust is a not-for-profit organisation that provides advice and guidance for people with disabilities living independently. We offer full support services for people receiving a direct payment, personal budget or personal health budget. We can help you with recruiting and managing your own care staff, payroll, managing your finances and support planning and brokerage. We have a local team of experienced independent living advisers based in Wakefield who are happy to have a chat with you if you need more information.

Second Chance Headway Centre

charity.schc.co.uk/

01924 366735

Almshouse Lane
Wakefield
WF1 1DS

Second Chance Headway Centre provides a therapy led day service for adults who are living with acquired or traumatic brain injury. The charity's objectives are to relieve and rehabilitate individuals living in or near Yorkshire and the Humber who have sustained an acquired brain injury likely to cause significant disability, particularly but not exclusively by: providing, assisting and promoting facilities for the provision of their support, enablement, education, training and welfare, advising and supporting carers, families and friends of such individuals.
Type of work: Health