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Hopeful Families BBO Press Release – May 2017

New grant to help families build hope in Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield. A partnership of six West Yorkshire voluntary and community organisations has secured a Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund grant to help individuals from the regions most socially excluded families. The first programme of its kind in West Yorkshire, ‘Hopeful Families’ will […]

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National Commission on Loneliness

A national Commission on Loneliness is to launch in Parliament today (31st January 20117) continuing the legacy of the late Jo Cox – www.campaigntoendloneliness.org It’s estimated that around one in five people are ‘always or often’ lonely, with experts suggesting that the hidden condition can be as damaging to health as smoking 15 cigarettes a […]

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Star student celebrated at Apsire2Work Awards

New Beginnings, based at Yorkshire Children’s Centre (YCC) in Huddersfield, celebrated a double win for staff and students on their Aspire-igen Study Programme at the Aspire2Work Awards on Friday 18th November. Jack Perks took home the coveted High Achiever of the Year Award and Sammy Mitchell, YCC’s Study Programme teacher, was awarded Teacher of the […]

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Social Impact Report

Yorkshire Children’s Centre supports over 10,000 people, social impact report reveals

Yorkshire Children’s Centre (YCC), headquartered at the Brian Jackson House in Huddersfield has announced today their Social Impact Report for 2015/16. The report outlines the performance of the not-for-profit organisation and measures the impact on those who have benefited from its services. Established forty years ago with the objective of finding solutions to address complex social […]

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Staff at Yorkshire Children’s Centre complete Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge

Staff from Yorkshire Children’s Centre completed the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge on Sunday 2nd October to raise funds for the charity, based at Brian Jackson House in Huddersfield. Samantha Cashman, Ellie Brook and George Walker, who work within the Children & Families service at Yorkshire Children’s Centre, completed the gruelling challenge well under the 12-hour […]

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