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Yorkshire Children's Centre, Huddersfield

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  1. Part of National Children's Centre. A charity serving communities locally and regionally and through its lobbying work in a national capacity.

    The Centre provides practical services aimed at improving the lives of children, young people, the elderly and families most in need and in working to influence national policy and delivery of services for children.

    Through our projects we aim to provide help, advice and support to those that need it whilst working to develop realistic solutions and positive approaches to childhood and parental challenges.

    We are a community organisation working to help and support young people and families at risk of social exclusion. We provide services and support for children and families in need, and for working and unemployed parents.

    We also provide a furniture scheme, creche facilities and contact centre.

    Other groups may use the centre for meetings or events. We offer fully managed office space, reprographics, drop in and counselling space, meeting room facilities, community group activities, a place for caring groups to meet.



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Yorkshire Children's Centre

Brian Jackson House New Norh Parade, Huddersfield HD1 5JP

01484 519988

Organisation last updated

  1. 12 March 2019

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  1. Yorkshire Childrens Centre, Brian Jackson House, 2, New North Parade, Huddersfield, HD1 5JP
    1. Wheelchair access needs to be arranged in advance -  please contact the venue for further details. Wheelchair access - by arrangement
    2. Either, there are specially marked parking spaces for disabled people, or disabled people can park within 50 metres of an accessible entrance. Disabled parking
    3. There is a toilet with some facilities for people with disabilities but it may not be suitable for everybody. Please contact the group if you need further information. Partially accessible toilet
    4. There is a loop system. Please contact the venue if you need further information. Loop system

History

  1. National Children's Centre was first set up in the early 1970's by Brian Jackson. Its first ever premises were next to the bus depot at Longroyd Bridge. A lot of work was done to turn the building into a children's centre. It wasn't until the mid 1980's that the centre moved to the Brian Jackson Building. The building was occupied mainly by projects run by NCC. The furniture recycling scheme, Pass it On! was originally started in Lockwood, and then moved to the basement of Brian Jackson House, it was later moved to Bradford Road, Huddersfield. Another outlet opened later at Heckmondwike, and recently at Ossett. Funding in the past was very much grant based.

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