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Ackworth Community Library

01977 625617

Parish Council Community Centre
Bell Lane, Ackworth

Ackworth Community Library is a community run library offering open access to books, computers and a range of information. It works in conjunction with local schools and a range of community groups and individuals. It offers computer classes, support for job hunters and a range of events to support activities in the village of Ackworth.

Additional Needs Training Information and Support

Additional Needs Training Information and Support (ANTIS) is a small local charity based in Castleford, providing training information and support to those who are responsible for the care of people with additional needs, and to health and education specialists.

Aspire-igen - The Opportunity Centre

01924 666487

15-19 Providence Street

Aspire-igen is a Yorkshire based social enterprise committed to changing lives for the better through learning and work. For the past 25 years, it has successfully helped people and communities to be the best they can be. Its aspire2work programme offers free vocational study programmes for 16 to 19 year olds, these qualifications will help kick-start their future! Accelerate is a programme for young people aged 15 to 24 years old who are not in; education, employment or training or at risk of disengaging from education, employment and training, creating career pathways for young people through regulated and non-regulated learning, employability skills training and work experience.



Unit 5, 257 Triangle House

Aspire2b deliver I Media to young people who are disadvantaged and vulnerable as well as delivering sports and business enterprise. Its specialism is working with NEETs and vulnerable adults or families.

Blossom Training and Development


9 Rosedale Close

Blossom Training and Development is a CIC and training provider focusing on self-defence training. The teaching is related to academic and peer reviewed studies, they select work that is academically rigorous to include. Their approach relates to a number of well-established self-defence practices that are routinely taught on mental health professional training such as community psychology, peer support, then recovery movement and co-production.

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.

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.

Deaf Ex-Mainstreamers Group

7 South Parade

Deaf Ex-Mainstreamers Group aim is for deaf children to have better access to education: • To work towards the implementation of bilingual education in British Sign Language/English for all deaf children. • To continue to research, map, facilitate participation and inform. • To continue to develop strategy to achieve a BSL Act. • To continue to facilitate the DEX Deaf Youth Council to support local deaf young people in understanding themselves as deaf people and with quality of life.

Dominion Employment Training Services

01924 210195

13 Cheapside

Dominion Employment Training Services empowers people with the basic skills needed to be productive in employment or in their chosen careers. Dominion aims to provide its clients with opportunities that will enable them to use the best of their abilities in every facet of life.

Elsium Education CIC


Elsium Education CIC provides and delivers 21st Century learning opportunities, projects and workshops across the community for organisations, commercial companies, schools, local authorities, trusts and other not-for-profit organisations. Elsium Education CIC provides workshops, projects, training and consultancy, that inspires enthuses and nurtures; in a range of areas including arts, music, digital skills, heritage, enterprise, innovation and creativity. It provides project management, resource creation and delivery.


01924 372433

Lindhill Nurseries
Batley Road
Kirkhamgate, Wakefield

Providing horticultural training and work experience for people with learning disabilities.



HUMANITY 1ST CIC will grow over time to helping people in the community to benefit from being able to access services such as one to one support, health, and wellbeing support, improving communication skills through ESOL classes, Confidence Building and this includes helping our service users with writing a CV, Job Search and support them into work placement.