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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).

CHANGE

www.changepeople.org

0113 242 6619

4th Floor, Calls Landing
36-38 The Calls
Leeds
LS2 7EW

CHANGE is an award winning national human rights organisation led by disabled people. We are based in Leeds and for the last twenty years have employed people with learning disabilities to work for the human rights of all people with learning disabilities. We campaign, run projects and research issues that affect the lives of people with learning disabilities. We deliver training to professionals and people with learning disabilities and we produce high quality Accessible Information in easy words and pictures to empower vulnerable adults to make choices about the issues that affect them. CHANGE has a co-working model of employment. This means that people with learning disabilities are employed to co-lead on all of our projects alongside non learning disabled colleagues. Both are paid an equal salary.

Children of Normanton Support Team

www.constandsmartclub.weebly.com

07764945007

Children of Normanton Support Team (C.O.N.S.T.) runs a children's activity group for under privileged children, ages ranging from 5 to 16 years of age. The group comprises of multi sports and arts and crafts activities. C.O.N.S.T. also assists the children to achieve their first aid certificates, Kwik cricket certificates on all levels and young leader's certificate in sport. C.O.N.S.T is currently working towards its energy club certification.

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.

CoActive Arts

coactive.org.uk

Belle Isle Christian Centre
Belle Isle Avenue
Wakefield
WF1 5JY

CoActive is an arts organisation dedicated to working with people with learning disabilities. We provide the opportunity for people in the Wakefield District to engage with the arts for fun, health, or to develop as: dancers, performers, creators, leaders and role models. Members have the opportunity to express themselves creatively, learn new skills and realise their ambitions. Our mission statement: To create a space where the unique humanity, value and potential of each person with learning disabilities is recognised, celebrated and developed. To develop the skills, talents and honour the achievements of people with learning disabilities through public performance, exhibition, training and professional development. To promote awareness and respect, locally, nationally and internationally of the value and creativity of people with learning disabilities.

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.

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.

Luv2meetU

www.luv2meetu.com

Listonshiels Resource Centre
Bierley Lane, Bierley
Bradford
BD4 6DN

Luv2meetU is a friendship and dating agency for people with a learning disability who are 18 and over. It is run by and for people with learning disabilities. The board of directors is made up of service users. Luv2meetU is a subsidiary company of the charity Hft.

Mencap

01924 339157

The Gaslight
Lower Warrengate
Wakefield
WF1 1SA

Mencap is a leading charity for individuals with a learning disability, supporting adults into paid employment in the Wakefield District.

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.