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Woke Community Wakefield CIC

07581 428925

The Art House
Drury Lane

Woke Community CIC, who trade under the brand Rainbow Playrooms, provide free play for under 5’s and group sessions for a variety. Everything they do is in the best interests of the families and children of our community.
Who they work with: Children and/or young people

Words For Wellbeing


Words for Wellbeing use the written word (poetry, fiction, song lyrics) in innovative, creative and interactive ways to engage with people experiencing mental health and wellbeing issues, loneliness and isolation; accessing the person beneath the diagnosis and helping them to improve their self- esteem, confidence and resilience.
Type of work: Health

Workers' Educational Association

01977 703196

Workers' Educational Association works with adults, particularly those with few or no educational qualifications, to gain nationally recognised qualifications with friendly support and encouragement.
Who they work with: MenWomen

Working for Walton


Working for Walton is a group of like-minded Walton residents with an affinity for Walton, whose aim is to enthuse and inspire the people of Walton to celebrate the village by organising inclusive events for the benefit of all. Its aim is to deliver various community events and heritage projects to benefit the village. Working for Walton engages with and collaborates with other organisations in the village.

Wrenthorpe Community Association


Village Hall
Wrenthorpe Lane

Wrenthorpe Community Association runs community centres and organises social events for the village.
Type of work: Community centre

Wrenthorpe Neighbourhood Forum


Village Hall Wrenthorpe
Wrenthorpe Lane

Wrenthorpe Neighbourhood Forum has been established to promote sustainable development and improve the social, economic and environmental well-being of Wrenthorpe Neighbourhood Area for people who live or work in the area. It will achieve this by developing a Neighbourhood Plan with the community.

Wrenthorpe Rangers FC

Wrenthorpe Rangers FC has teams ranging from U5-U17 and it also has two Open Age teams. It is proud to be a FA Charter Standard Development Club and a Community Amateur Sports Club. It is affiliated to West Riding County FA.

Wrenthorpe Sports Club

01924 386364

Bragg Lane End
Bradford Road, Wrenthorpe

Wrenthorpe Sports Club provides cricket for boys, girls, men and women.

YMCA Barnsley

01226 214165

Blucher Street
S70 1AP

YMCA Barnsley's Statement of Purpose: YMCA Barnsley is primarily a youth organisation within the wider context of a people centred community, underpinned and defined by the Christian ethos. YMCA Barnsley's Ethos: The Association aims to empower young people by involving them in activities that stimulate, challenge and enable them to realise their potential and participate fully in their communities.

YMCA White Rose

01709 720040

St Barnabas Centre
Brunswick Road
S60 2RR

YMCA White Rose is a not-for-profit charitable organisation that provides children, young people and families in South and West Yorkshire with a range of dedicated services. YMCA White Rose is committed to serving young people and offering innovative programmes.

Yorkshire Air Ambulance

It may surprise you to know that the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Charity relies on the generosity of individuals and organisations to help save lives across Yorkshire. In fact as a Charity it only receives help through secondment of paramedics from the NHS, through Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust. To keep both of Yorkshire's air ambulances in the air it needs to raise £12,000 per day. This is equivalent to £4.4 million per year. As a rapid response air emergency service the Charity serves a population of approximately 5 million people across 4 million acres. The Charity's two Air Ambulances operate from The Nostell Priory Estate near Wakefield and RAF Topcliffe near Thirsk, and together both Air Ambulances cover the whole of the region.
Type of work: Health

Yorkshire Cancer Community

01924 787379

Yorkshire Cancer Community is a group of people who have been directly affected by cancer and those working with or within cancer services. Its aim is to enable the views and experiences of cancer patients, families and friends to be heard and used to improve the quality of cancer care in the Yorkshire and Humber area. It does this by working in a positive partnership with local health care teams and other voluntary organisations.