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The Prince's Trust

www.princes-trust.org.uk

0800 842842

Forth Floor, Airedale House
Albion Street
Leeds
LS1 5AW

The Prince's Trust supports 16 to 30 year-olds who are not in education, employment or training. The Trust's programmes give vulnerable young people the practical and financial support needed to stabilise their lives, helping develop self-esteem and skills for work. The Enterprise programme is running in the Wakefield area, helping unemployed young people explore self-employment and whether setting up their own business is right for them.
Who they work with: Children and/or young people

University of Leeds

http://sustainability.leeds.ac.uk/

sustainability@leeds.ac.uk

0113 343 4073

Sustainability Service
Facilities Directorate, Cloberry Street
Leeds
LS2 9BT

The University of Leeds is acutely aware that it has the ability to help influence the world in and beyond Leeds. It collaborates with a wide range of civic, community and cultural partners to ensure its activities have a lasting positive impact on society, both in Leeds, the UK and internationally. The University of Leeds takes an innovative approach to embedding social responsibility into operations, teaching and learning and research. It is proud of its commitment to being a positive partner in society, and with its track record of delivering programmes that create positive change.

Upton and North Elmsall Community Forum

www.uptonlibrary.org.uk

01977 649317

Upton Community Library Development and Learning Centre
Waggon Lane
Upton
WF9 1JS

Upton and North Elmsall Community Forum (UNEF) has taken over the former authority run library. The newly titled 'Upton Community Library Development and Learning Centre' is not only community funded, but community led. The centre provides free holiday club schemes, a calendar of special themed events such as Halloween, and facilitates historical events in the community such as the upcoming 30 years since the miners' strike. The centre has 10 free public use computers, free Wi-Fi connection, and provides a low cost printing, fax and photocopying service, and free telephone use. It also runs a weekly job club providing job search, CV writing, interview techniques', provides welfare benefit advice and a more general information, advice and guidance service. Adult education courses are now delivered from the centre. Examples of courses to date are: business administration, food hygiene, IT, garden with pleasure, creative writing and family history. The centre has a small meeting room that is available for community groups to meet. It is in the process of establishing a café/snack bar provision for visitors. It is also the official information point for the Upton Country Park and provides parking with CCTV coverage, toilets and is entirely fully DDA compliant.

Wakefield and District Down's Syndrome Support Group

http://downsyndrome-wakefield.net

07870962547

2 Moor Top Avenue
Ackworth
WF7 7JR

Wakefield and District Down's Syndrome Support Group provides activities and events which enable families to have fun and develop friendships and, ultimately, to support each other. It aims to improve understanding and positive awareness of down's syndrome in the community through social media, training for families and schools.

West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service

www.wycas.org.uk

0113 270 6291

Stringer House
34 Lupton Street
Leeds
LS10 2QW

West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS) supports charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises with managing their finances more effectively and efficiently.

Workers' Educational Association

www.wea.org.uk

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.
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