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The Youth Work Team Offer

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Specialist Groups

All Stars

A group for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities that meets every Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm at Crofton Young People’s Centre, Crofton.

Young Carers

A group for young carers that meets every Tuesday 6:00 – 8:00pm at either The Hut, Castleford or Crofton Young People’ Centre, Crofton (location alternates weekly).

Tuesday Club

A group for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities that meets every Tuesday 5:30 – 8:00pm at Platform 1, Hemsworth.

STRIPES (Previously Fruitbowl)

A group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender + that meets every Tuesday 6:30 – 9:00pm in a safe, friendly and supportive location in Wakefield (location only given to members).

Youth Voice

UK Youth Parliament and Youth Council

UK Youth Parliament and Youth Council meets every Monday 4:00 – 7:00pm at City Limits, Wakefield. (Other dates, visits, residential may be included)

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE)

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is split in to 3 levels – Bronze, Silver and Gold.

Participants of the Bronze level meet every week 6:00 – 7:30pm

Participants of the Silver and Gold levels meet 7:30 – 9:00pm on alternate weeks.

All sessions are held at Crofton Young People’s Centre, Crofton (other dates will be included for practice walks and expeditions).

All of the above groups run throughout school term time and usually close during school holidays. Before attending please contact the team on 01924 302665 (some groups have limited availability, some require a referral to be completed and some include a cost).

Street Based Youth Work

Detached

Youth workers are out on the streets Monday – Friday engaging with young people and providing positive activities. If you would like to find out where we will be then contact 01924 302665 or keep an eye on our Facebook page.

If you are experiencing anti-social behaviour or are concerned about a group of young people in your area then please contact us.

 

Wakefield YDSS is an subsidiary of WMDC Children and Young People (c) Wakefield Council 2013