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Wakefield Outward Bound Association

swbrook@yahoo.co.uk

The Wakefield Outward Bound Association's aim is to identify and support young people from Wakefield to attend either a one or three week adventure based course in an Outward Bound Trust centre. The Wakefield Outward Bound Association raise and find funds to help towards the cost of courses for local students, and where certain criteria apply, gain discounts for low income families. It works with schools and youth groups to identify potential candidates to attend the courses.

Wakefield Parent Carer Forum

www.wakefieldparentcarers.co.uk

The organisation is the official Parent Carer Forum for Wakefield and works alongside NHS Wakefield CCG and Wakefield Council.

Wakefield Parkinson's Support Group

www.parkinsonswakefield.org

01924 828564

3 Chandlers Close
Outwood
Wakefield
WF1 2LY

Wakefield Parkinson's Support Group helps and supports sufferers, carers and the families of those living with Parkinson's disease.
Type of work: Health

Wakefield Pride

www.wakefieldlgbtqpride.org

judith.ineson@wakefieldlgbtqpride.org

Wakefield Pride's aim is to promote equality and diversity and in particular the elimination of discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity and marginalised groups such as the BAME community, promoting social inclusion and community cohesion. We organise the annual Pride event in the City Centre but also organise smaller events through the year. We help to raise awareness among the public about the issues and difficulties affecting the lives of LGBT+ people within Wakefield and its 5 Towns and emphasis this year will also be placed on the effects of Covid-19 within the City.

Wakefield Rural Arthritis Care

01924 251544

11 Painthorpe Lane
Hall Green
Wakefield
WF4 3LA

Wakefield Rural Arthritis Care is a support group for people with arthritis, their carers and family. We provide a monthly meeting on the first Thursday of every month, when we provide speakers and instructors on a variety of subjects and leisure activities. We also organise outings and events.
Type of work: Health

Wakefield Scouts

www.wakefieldscouts.org.uk

development@wakefieldscouts.org.uk

Scouting exists to actively engage and support young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society. Wakefield Scouts offers Scouting for male and female young people aged between 6 and 25.

Wakefield Sea Cadets

www.sea-cadets.org/wakefield

01924 372519

Thornes Wharf
Thornes Lane
Wakefield
WF1 5AQ

Wakefield Sea Cadets is a uniformed youth organisation whose primary aim is to inspire young people aged 10-18 through nautical adventure and challenge to help give them a head start in life based on the traditions and skills of the Royal Navy. Its secondary aim is to provide facilities to support other community organisations and groups to improve the wider society of Wakefield for all.

Wakefield Street Kitchen

wakefieldstreetkitchen1@gmail.com

Charitable organisation providing food, clothing and support to the homeless and all those in need.

Wakefield Talking Newspaper

www.wakefieldtalkingnewspaper.org.uk

01924 201000 (answerphone)

35 Peterson Road
Wakefield
WF1 4DU

Wakefield Talking Newspaper records and distributes the Wakefield Express each week to approximately 200 registered blind and partially-sighted people on both CD and audio tape. The service is completely free.

Wakefield Trinity Amateur Boxing Club

trinityboxingabc@gmail.com

07891161407

Unit 2
2-6 Carlton Street
Wakefield
WF2 8TQ

We are an Amateur Boxing Club affiliated with England Boxing.

Wakefield Trinity Community Trust

www.wakefieldtrinity.com

01924 211611

The Mobile Rocket Stadium
Doncaster Road
Wakefield
WF1 5EY

Wakefield Trinity Community Trust is the charitable arm of Wakefield Trinity RLFC. It uses the power of sport and other physical activities such as dance to engage with young people, especially, though not exclusively, those who are disadvantaged or deprived and encourage them towards more healthy, fulfilling and positive lifestyles.

Wakefield Visually Impaired Group

01924 365357

8 Speak Close
Wakefield
WF1 4TG

Wakefield Visually Impaired Group was formed by people with sight problems as a self-help group. It offers facilities for meeting socially, which provides an informal and relaxed environment for people to swap notes on their experiences and problems.