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The Prince's Trust

0800 842842

Forth Floor, Airedale House
Albion Street

The Prince's Trust supports 16 to 30 year-olds who are not in education, employment or training. The Trust's programmes give vulnerable young people the practical and financial support needed to stabilise their lives, helping develop self-esteem and skills for work. The Enterprise programme is running in the Wakefield area, helping unemployed young people explore self-employment and whether setting up their own business is right for them.
Who they work with: Children and/or young people

The Real Junk Food Project West Yorkshire

01924 365064

Units 1 & 2 Headway Business Park
Denby Dale Road

The object of The Real Junk Food Project West Yorkshire is the protection and preservation of the environment for the public benefit by: 1. The promotion of waste food reduction and the use of surplus: and 2. Advancing the education of the public about all aspects of food waste generation, waste management and waste recycling.

The Wakefield Peregrine Project

Ash Tree House
Little Hemsworth

To promote, for the benefit of the public, the study and support of Peregrine Falcons within the Wakefield District and surrounding area.

The Well Project

01924 895634

Haw Hill Park
off Castleford Road

The Well Project provides positive activities for anybody in Normanton and surrounding areas. It has two community buildings, one in the heart of the Woodhouse Estate and the second, brand new building, in Haw Hill Park. The Well Project runs various sessions including youth clubs, coffee mornings and job clubs and is looking to extend further to help the community. The Normanton Food Bank opened in November 2014 and is run from the Haw Hill Park building helping those in crisis.

The Yorkshire Health Charity


Wakefield and District Health and Community Support
35 Peterson Road

Wakefield and District Health and Community Support hosts The Yorkshire Health Charity. It is a grant making organisation, giving funds to individuals, small groups and communities which provide activities and services that support the health of disadvantaged people. These typically include sensory and physical impairment, learning disability and autism, mental health, dementia and older people, refugees and asylum seekers and people from various ethnic backgrounds.
Type of work: Health

The Youth Association

01924 333400

12 South Parade

The Youth Association provides a wide range of youth opportunities, from fun days and activities to advice, guidance, training and learning lifelong skills. Young people have an important voice in the association, as do volunteers, workers and staff.
Who they work with: Children and/or young people



TheRockinR is a charitable incorporated organisation set up for the public benefit to relieve the needs of children and young persons diagnosed with a DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma), their families/carers by: a) the provision of interactive video gaming equipment to children and young persons diagnosed with DIPG and the provision of mobile gaming equipment for young persons in hospital who are immobile for certain periods of time; b) raising awareness of DIPG to the public, media, legislators and health care professionals through the provision of advice and information; c) making donations of financial assistance to charities established to support research into methods of diagnosis, treatment and management for DIPG.
Type of work: Health

Think Cre8tive Group CIC


575 Tonge Moor Road

Think Cre8tive actively uses music as an intervention in clinical health. It promotes and develops the use of creativity in local communities within England by working with individuals, families, groups and other organisations in a common effort to advance education, recreation, research, provide facilities in the interests of social welfare, and widen opportunity for social cohesion with the objective of improving the conditions of life for the local community. It passionately believes that the Arts and in particular learning music is of great benefit and importance to our physical and mental health and well-being and should be able to be accessed pre-birth and throughout our lives. Think Cre8tive works in local communities delivering a variety of projects and training to enable everyone to have access.
Type of work: Health

Thinking Forward 4 Mental Health


St Catherine's Church Centre
Doncaster Road

Thinking Forward 4 Mental Health is a support group that helps people with mental health problems. It runs various activities, including arts and crafts, gardening, games afternoon, darts, bowls, dominoes, a Recovery Cafe on Thursdays and a singing group.
Type of work: Health

Thornes Millennium Green Trust

Thornes Millennium Green Trust provides a green space for informal recreation open to the general public. It provides opportunities for volunteers to enhance their health and wellbeing by participating in the general upkeep of the green space.



151 Dale Street
L2 2AH

tide is a UK wide involvement network of carers and former carers of people with dementia (with a specific focus on Yorkshire and Humber). tide empowers carers through its carer development programme to enable them to use their lived experience and collective voice to bring about change by influencing practice, policy and research at all levels.

Tigers Trust

01977 529262

Tigers Trust is the registered charity of Castleford Tigers RLFC. The Trust aims to promote positive lifestyle choices amongst the local community and their families. This is achieved through providing an integrated and dynamic programme across health, sport and inclusion. Tigers Trust delivers a range of projects to engage with all age groups in the community, including: Give us a Try (Men's weight management programme); Walk Rugby (older adults); Castleford Tigers Community Heritage Lottery Project Sport based coaching provision (local schools). Tigers Trust offers opportunities for all and advocates the ethos ‘OUR CAS, OUR CLUB, OUR COMMUNITY’.