The Build Our Futures for Children & Young People’s Summit takes place on 11 May and WE NEED YOU to go along and have your say. Wakefield Council wants to consult with as many young people as possible to find out what issues are affecting them in the area so that the Children & Young […]
We all know that some children and young people are struggling with their emotional wellbeing during the current crisis. Physical and social isolation are having a huge impact and the lack of normal outlets, such as school or college and meeting up with friends, is adding to the challenges they face. The lack of structure […]
WF-I-CAN is a place to find information and advice as well as self-help tips that can increase your confidence and resilience or if you’re finding things pretty hard right now, you’re not alone. You can access their Live Chat for support.
For more information and ideas download our guide here – camp in camp out
Activities for families Being at home with the people you live with can be great fun but how do you keep everyone occupied? Do you need helpful information and support around your families’ health and wellbeing? That’s why the Wakefield Safeguarding Children Partnership have developed the Wakefield Families Newsletter. They are full of content and […]
Chat with a member of the Youth Work Team. Currently weekdays 9.00 am – 4.00 pm. Some evenings until 8.00 pm. Look out for announcements on our Facebook page for special chat sessions or any changes our current chat timetable. You can message us out of hours and we will still get your message when […]
Click BELOW to download the job bulletins for young people. Job Bulletin 15.04.20 Job Bulletin 21.04.20 Job Bulletin 30.04.20 Job Bulletin 11.05.20 Job Bulletin 19.05.20 Don’t forget to also look on the Connexions Wakefield Digital Website regularly.
We like to remind you about our Facebook page from time to time. Our Youth Workers and Social Media Bod spend a lot of time providing you with interesting posts about our work. Due to the current COVID-19 situation we’ve been thinking about how we can bring our youth clubs to you “virtually” and also trying […]
Things not going well at the moment and you need some emotional / mental health support? Visit our new page for a list of organisations you can contact.
We’ve developed a new page! Family Education Ideas At present the schools are closed and many young people are being home educated. This page will start you off with some ideas of what to do. Let us know by email (email@example.com) or via our Contact Us page if there’s any good websites you’ve found so […]
Wakefield Council have set up a dedicated webpage about the coronavirus and how it is affecting its services to the residents of the Wakefield district. If you or any family members are worried or need some help please visit the page. http://www.wakefield.gov.uk/about-the-council/coronavirus-information