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Catch A Falling Star

01924 361212

Meeting place: St Swithun's Community Centre
Arncliffe Road, Eastmoor
Wakefield
WF1 4RR

Catch A Falling Star is a Wakefield based support group for adults aged 18+ who are affected by mental health issues either through suffering with their own mental illness, those with a history of mental health issues or anyone who supports individuals living with mental health conditions. The group aims to bring people together so that they can meet with like-minded people with a mutual respect and understanding for those affected by issues surrounding mental health. The group aims to help people develop their support network and learn new skills and ways of coping from others in a creative way. The group meets fortnightly on a Wednesday (excluding school holidays) at St Swithun's Community Centre.

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.

Christians Against Poverty

www.capuk.org

CAP DEBT HELP: CAP's debt help is tailored to help financially and socially disadvantaged people out of debt. The combination of face-to-face home visits, a befriending service and CAP's in-depth debt counselling empowers individuals who are struggling or have complex needs to work themselves out of debt. CAP JOB CLUB: CAP Job Club allows jobseekers to face this challenge with other people in similar situations. They also receive practical and tailored support through one-to-one coaching and the eight session Steps to Employment course, which takes them through each step of the job hunting process. CAP RELEASE GROUP: These groups offer support to anyone with life controlling issues. Whatever it is people are struggling with, the groups provide a safe and confidential place where they can tackle the issue right at the core to break free and stay free.

Chrysalis Youth and Community Project

www.thehutairedale.com

01977 550250

Kershaw Avenue
Airedale
Castleford
WF10 3ET

Chrysalis Youth Project is responsible for running and maintaining the community and leisure centre known as The Hut in the heart of Airedale. It offers great facilities in the form of a large sports hall, 4 lane bowling alley, conference room and its very own radio station. The centre welcomes everyone and offers a variety of activities for all ages.
Type of work: Community centre

Citizens Advice Barnsley

www.barnsleycab.org.uk

1st Floor, Wellington House
36 Wellington Street
Barnsley
S70 1WA

Citizens Advice Barnsley's service aims are: i) To provide the advice people need for the problems they face ii) To improve the policies and practices that affect people's lives. The organisation is also guided by the principles that its services are: i) Independent, free, confidential and non-judgemental ii) Available to everyone regardless of race, gender, belief, disability, age, or sexuality.

Citizens Advice Wakefield District

www.wakefielddistrictcab.co.uk

03444 111 444

27 King Street
Wakefield
WF1 2SR

Citizens Advice Bureau - Wakefield District provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. It values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination.

City of Wakefield Golf Club

www.cowgc.co.uk

01924 373450

Gaskell Pavilion
Horbury Road
Wakefield
WF2 8QS

City of Wakefield Golf Club exists to promote the health and fitness of the public (without distinction of race, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religious or similar belief) by promoting community participation in healthy recreation through provision of facilities for playing golf at the Gaskell Sports Pavilion or other such venue as the trustees may determine.

CLIC Sargent

www.clicsargent.org.uk

07771968129

CLIC Sargent is the UK's leading cancer charity for children, young people and their families. Its care teams have been providing specialist support across the UK for years. CLIC Sargent knows that for young lives, when the doctor says cancer, normal life stops. Cancer affects every part of life – relationships, confidence, money, school, work. CLIC Sargent care teams will fight tirelessly to limit the damage cancer causes. It will listen, and ask the right questions, so it can provide the right support, tailored to each young person and family. This might mean arranging a CLIC Sargent grant or helping young people and families get the benefits they are entitled to. Coordinating care so that some medical procedures can happen at home, or arranging free accommodation in a CLIC Sargent Home from Home. Or helping young cancer patients and families keep in touch with school, college or work to keep life as normal as possible.
Type of work: Health

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.

Community and Local Mental Health Project C.I.C.

calmproject.co.uk

07379568246

St Mary's Community Centre
The Circle, Chequerfield
Pontefract
WF8 2AY

Community and Local Mental Health Project is a mental health drop in centre for people who suffer from mental health problems and need support. Its Vision is to be an enlightening strength based project helping people feel better - make changes - be resilient - regain control of their lives. The project will provide friendship, staffed by people who have live experience of living with poor mental health. Volunteering opportunities - programmes to help with recovery, peer support, health and wellness programmes and employability. The project meets on Tuesdays 7pm to 8.30pm by appointment only and on a Friday 12.30pm to 2.30pm.
Type of work: Health