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Greater Awareness and Support for People Encountering Drugs

www.gasped.org.uk

01924 787501

5 - 5a Cheapside
Wakefield
WF1 2SD

Greater Awareness and Support for People Encountering Drugs (GASPED) offers information, advice, guidance, counselling, one to one appointments, signposting and group support for parents, partners, families and carers who are affected by a loved one using drugs or alcohol.
Type of work: Health

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.

Re-engage

www.reengage.org.uk/

deb.meynell@reengage.org.uk

0161 697 5049

2 Grosvenor Gardens
London
SW1W 0DH

Re-engage exists to bring older people together into social groups at a time in their lives when their social circles are diminishing. This year, 8,500 older guests were part of over 900 groups across the UK, supported by 14,000 volunteers. In response to the COVID-19 crisis Re-engage has suspended its regular social gatherings and has created a new service for older people called call companions.

Richmond Fellowship - Wakefield Mental Health Community Based Support Service

www.richmondfellowship.org.uk

WakefieldSupport@RichmondFellowship.org.uk

01924 339157

The Gaslight
Lower Warrengate
Wakefield
WF1 1SA

Richmond Fellowship - Wakefield Mental Health Community Based Support Service provides support to individuals aged 18 and over with mild to moderate mental ill health problems. Services offered: Drop In sessions providing information, advice and guidance; A tailored 12 week support programme providing 1-2-1 support; Peer Support Service aiming to reduce social isolation and increase social inclusion through a range of structured group activities; Volunteering opportunities for those with lived mental ill health experience.

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

Spectrum People

www.spectrumhealth.org.uk/spectrum-people

01924 311400

1 Navigation Walk
Hebble Wharf, Bridge Street
Wakefield
WF1 5RH

Spectrum People promotes social inclusion. It works with people who are excluded from society as a result of substance abuse or dependency, unemployment, financial hardship, homelessness, disability or previous criminal convictions. It provides activities and opportunities, general support and raises public awareness of the issues affecting such people.

The Avalon Group - West Yorkshire

www.avalongroup.org.uk

01924 439913

13 Willington Road
Dewsbury
WF13 1HF

The Avalon Group - West Yorkshire provides support to adults with a disability as well as people with dementia and their carers. Support is provided in people's own homes, the community or dedicated houses.

Wakefield Autism Leisure Club

www.walconline.com

Wakefield Autism Leisure Club is a registered charity providing sports and leisure activities for people with learning difficulties.

Yorkshire Sport Foundation

www.yorkshiresport.org/

0330 2020 280

Nepshaw Lane South
Morley
Leeds
LS27 7JQ

Yorkshire Sport Foundation is a sport and physical activity charity with a vision to create vibrant, healthy and prosperous communities through sport. Its role is to connect, influence and provide sport and physical activity to make it an everyday part of people's lives. It wants to see more people taking part in sport and being physically active while ensuring that there is greater inclusivity in access to opportunities.

Young People's Empowerment Project

www.ypep.co.uk

info@ypep.co.uk

01977 309101

The Airedale Methodist Church
1 Elizabeth Drive
Castleford
WF10 3LB

Young People's Empowerment Project work with young people that are Not in Education Employment or Training to develop educational and employability skills.