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C&K Careers Ltd

01484 225500

78 John William Street

C&K Careers is a not for profit social enterprise delivering a range of matrix accredited services on behalf of schools, colleges, local authorities, prime and area based contractors. Offering high quality IAG services to young people and adults. Broadly, it offers: Individual careers guidance, group sessions, interactive careers events and personalised development activities in over 80 schools/colleges/special schools delivered by Level 6 qualified Careers Advisers to support students to make successful life choices; Specialist targeted support for vulnerable/SEND students and NEET young people; Analysis of data, reports evaluating impact of careers activity and programmes and evidencing narrowing the gap in outcomes for vulnerable groups; Licensed awarding body for QiCS; Local, regional and national LMI; training and development for the CEIAG sector including the Careers Leader qualification; and Employer engagement.

Cancer Support Yorkshire

Cancer Support Yorkshire provides help and support to people who have received a cancer diagnosis. It can help with practical issues and also provides emotional support. Cancer Support Yorkshire can be contacted directly without going through a healthcare professional; all of its services are free to access.
Type of work: Health

Carers Federation

01159 629362

21-23 Pelham Road

Carers Federation is a charity providing services supporting carers, advocacy, mentoring, counselling and community engagement, and is a provider of specialist training services.

Carers Trust Mid Yorkshire

01484 537036

Trafalgar Mills
Leeds Road

Carers Trust is Britain's leading provider of support for carers and the people that they care for. It is a national network of charities working with over 35,000 carers to help them make a life outside caring. As a charity it cares for people not for profit. No-one cares more than Carers Trust, not just in the scale of what it does or in the 35 years' experience that it has, but in the special way that it thinks about care. It is no surprise that the Carers Trust staff builds long and trusted relationships and that more carers and people with care needs turn to Carers Trust for support than to any other social care provider.

Carers Wakefield and District

01924 305544

25 King Street

Carers Wakefield and District provides support, information, advice and advocacy to unpaid carers.

Castleford All Stars Gymnastics Club

Castleford All Stars Gymnastics Club's aim is to create a safe and fun environment for all its club members from beginners to advanced, young and older, to progress in gymnastics skills and core fitness!

Castleford Community Learning Centre

01977 511581

1 York Street
WF10 1RB

Castleford Community Learning Centre provides adult education opportunities for the community offering courses covering a wide range of differing interests and needs.

Castleford Community Paddlesports Club

Castleford Flood Lock
WF10 2LN

The Castleford Community Paddlesports Club has been formed from activities, canoeing and kayaking in partnership with the Desmond Family Canoe Trail, which is a project of the Canal and River Trust. Members and officers of the club have been volunteering and participating in paddlesports and social action. In September 2019 it started a locally led club aiming to provide accessible paddlesport activities to individuals and groups on the Aire and Calder Navigation at Castleford lock, River Aire and River Calder. Constitution took place with appointed volunteer officers who have adopted the policies and procedures of British Canoeing; several have completed Foundation Rescue and Safety Training and first level Paddlesport Instructor accreditation. The club is working towards affiliation with British Canoeing. The motto of the club, taken from one of the young people benefitting from paddle sessions in the summer, is 'Canoeing and Nature Open to Everyone'.

Castleford Heritage Trust

01977 556741

Queen's Mill
Aire Street
WF10 1JL

Castleford Heritage Trust uses Castleford's heritage and culture to provide community and regeneration projects, environmental improvements and educational opportunities for the benefit of local people and visitors to the town.

Catch A Falling Star

01924 312000

The Art House
Drury Lane

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 The Art House in Wakefield.


0113 242 6619

4th Floor, Calls Landing
36-38 The Calls

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.

Change, Grow, Live

0808 169 8711

Change, Grow, Live is the young persons' drug and alcohol service in Wakefield.
Type of work: Health