Local Support in Normanton – https://www.wakefieldfamiliestogether.co.uk/
Raising a family can have its difficulties and challenges, but just know that when you need support, there are people and places on hand who can talk to you to find the help you need. Family Hubs provide a venue and a linked network of local community venues, specialist services and partner organisation so that to you can access early help, meet other local families, take part in activities, and join helpful groups. If you want to know more, you can watch the video below for a short overview about what early help is and what it means to the staff who work in our Family Hubs.
Our Family Hub is is part of the Normanton & Featherstone Cluster.
Ask for support via a Teams around the School (TAS) Meeting – Click Here
You can also ask for early help from your child’s school and request a ‘Team around the School’ (TAS) meeting.
The TAS is an offer of early help to families that brings together a team of professionals to help you to access support when you find it hard to cope with the demands of family life.
Please click on the link below for the ‘Wakefield Cost of Living Support Document’ shared by Wakefield LA – wakefield.pagetiger.com/wakefield-cost
This has some great advice, ideas and support.
Our Community Anchor is The Well Project
The Well Project is acting as a Community Hub for Normanton and surrounding areas for those in need of support with shopping, medication collection or telephone befriending. If you or anyone you know is struggling during this time, please call 07872 551640 and they will do all they can to help.
- The Normanton Food Bank continues to open twice weekly and is operating a delivery model for those isolating due to Covid 19. They are accepting online referrals for emergency food parcels via Support Workers. Please contact them on 07307 189851 or 07872 551640 for further information.
- Normanton Common is a referral partner of our local food bank and should any parents wish to be referred, they can contact Mr Welsh, Mr Riby or Mr Oldroyd in confidence.
- The Well Maintained Bike Library is still running, offering the free loan of bikes to anyone who would like to exercise more, ride with their family or use them for transport to work. They are also still taking donations of unwanted bikes.
- The Well Youth Club workers are available to chat and are running some online sessions, together with delivering weekly activity packs out to our young people.
Haw Hill Park (off Castleford Road)
Phone: 01924 892410