NETWORK MEMBER INFORMATION
Disability Awareness Day
Photographs of Disability Awareness Day March 2003
Contact Information for NETWORK YORK & NORTH YORKSHIRE
Links for NETWORK YORK & NORTH YORKSHIRE
MIDDLEHAM KEY CENTRE
A centre used for community, education and events. Situated in the pretty rural village of Middleham, North Yorkshire, the heart of the racing industry.
A popular destination for locals and tourists. The Centre has good IT facilities and rooms can be hired at commercial and community rates.
Tel: 01969 624002
Fax: 01969 624003
Contact: Brian Ellis
WORKERS EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION (WEA)
Offers education for adults of all ages with individual needs catered for. There are local WEA branches situated at: The Upper Dales, Askrigg, Reeth and Swaledale, and Middleton Tyas. Local courses presently include: Courses for volunteers at Richmond Volunteer Centre and Computing For Farmers at various venues. Contact Rose for details.
Visit our website for an up-to-date course search in your local area
YORKSHIRE NORTH DISTRICT OFFICE
6 WOODHOUSE SQUARE
CONTACT: ROSE FARRAR
COUNTY CARE NORTH YORKSHIRE
|County Care are a North Yorkshire based service within the Social Services Directorate, which finds employment, paid and voluntary, in local companies for Jobseekers with Learning Disabilities.
"The aim is to help Jobseekers find work by looking at their particular abilities, aptitudes and interests. We will then match these to the most suitable job, providing individual training and support as and when required"
"Job support is provided from the person's first day at work until they become an independent member of the workforce"
SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
North Yorkshire Social Services
Tel: 01609 774040
We have also opened a new office at the Darlington College at Catterick which is available every Monday. Please contact Ann Bradley on 01748 876700
General and local information on different jobs and careers
Information on learning and education
Resources and tools to help you choose the option right for you
Links to other organisations that can help you further
PEOPLE TO HELP YOU
Contact: Liz Finn on 07855-201032
Michelle Smith on 07855-204403
LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICE
North Yorkshire County Council provides a free information service through a network of libraries in the Richmondshire area.
You'll find information on training, business, leisure and much more, through books and other printed and electronic resources, as well as free internet access.
To find out where your nearest library is, telephone 01609-767829
LOOKING FOR A NEW JOB OR CAREER?
Guidance Services in North Yorkshire offer free adult guidance, our careers advisors can help you:
Process your career plans, identify jobs, courses and training opportunities
Consultations are generally available at the careers centres in Northallerton and Richmond. If interested please contact the Northallerton careers centre on 01609 773537 or email Chris Isles on firstname.lastname@example.org
ALMOND TREE PROJECT - CATTERICK GARRISON
The Almond Tree Project aims to support parents in their very important task of bringing up children. Housed in low-level buildings that have recently been extensively revamped to purposely create a ‘child and parent’ environment of the highest standard, we provide a wide range of services for children and their parents.
Mon, Wed,Fri 9 – 11.45am
Tues Dales Community Centre 9.15 – 11.30am
Thurs Colburn Community Primary School 9.15 – 11.30am
Mon, Tues, Wed 12.30 – 2.30pm
A crèche facility is available.
These operate on a rolling programme – please telephone for details.
Contact Telephone No: 01748 835704
CONNEXIONS HELPLINE: YORK AND NORTH YORKSHIRE
08000 32 32 72
A free information, advice and guidance service for all young people aged
13-19 years old.
Advisors available 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 9am – 12pm
Get in touch and let us help!
DAIR works actively on behalf of people with disabilities, raising public and local authority awareness and helping local groups work together, share information and achieve positive outcomes for their members.
Contact: DAIR, 10 Wellington Place, Richmond, N. Yorks DL10 4AP. Phone: 01748 824626
DARLINGTON COLLEGE AT CATTERICK
There are a variety of courses offered by the College. Come to the Open Day on 28th June 2003 at Linear Park Catterick Garrison (opposite the White Shops) 10am - 4pm. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!
For further information telephone 01748 876700