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Home Office Funding Available for Vulnerable Children’s Charities

Please find below the COVID-19 Extraordinary Home Office Funding for Vulnerable Children’s Charities 1st April 2020 – 31st October 2020 Funding Information Pack. Funding pack information – please read first Funding Request template – fully complete with all the required information FIN 19 form – complete if required – see the pack information attached The deadline […]

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Staying Safe Online Survey

Staying Safe Online Survey An investigation into non-consensual sexual content and image-based abuse amongst 13-18 year olds on social media apps. This survey asks questions about: 1) non-consensual receipt of sexual images; 2) pressure to send images; 3) sending self-produced sexual imagery; and 4) non-consensual image sharing.  If you are aged 13-18, Spectrum CIC we […]

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Have your say!

Leaders of the 5 West Yorkshire councils of Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield have secured an ambitious devolution deal with the Government, which will see an historic transfer of powers and investment from Whitehall to our region. It will give local control of at least £1.8 billion of funding to be spent on the […]

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Mind Of My Own – Mindfullness Challenge

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 […]

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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. Visit their website WWW.WF-I-CAN.CO.UK

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Wakefield Families Newsletter

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 […]

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Live Chat – Here on this website

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 […]

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Wakefield Council Youth Work Team is a subsidiary of WMDC Children and Young People's Directorate (c) Wakefield Council 2013