Warrington Voluntary Action. Engaging People. Empowering Communities.

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Warrington Voluntary Action

Warrington Voluntary Action supports the development of a vibrant, thriving and sustainable third sector to meet the diverse and changing needs of local communities. To do this we: • Provide information, guidance and resources enabling local voluntary, community and faith organisations to deliver effective quality services. • Promote, support and develop volunteering for individuals and local communities to make a positive difference. • Develop and champion excellence in volunteer management • Initiate and nurture the development of new groups, schemes, enterprises or activities to meet identified needs. • Support local networks and forums to facilitate and encourage effective partnerships and strengthen cross sector working. • Enable effective representation and involvement on key strategic partnership bodies to ensure third sector organisations have a strong voice.

Warrington Women's Aid Ltd

Warrington Women's Aid (WWA) Refuge is a charitable organisation that provides a vital service to women and their children who experience physical, sexual, financial, social isolation and emotional abuse in the home, harassment, stalking and honour based violence is also domestic abuse.

Warrington Your Way

Warrington Your Way is a mental health service which works alongside individuals as they overcome obstacles and move forward with their life. We help people build resources that help them stay well, their way. User leadership and meaningful personalisation are key elements of the service and we offer one-to-one support to help individuals achieve their recovery goals. Warrington Your Way also offers peer support and peer support training, tailored volunteering opportunities and a flexible programme of groups and activities.

Warrington Youth Club

At Warrington Youth Club our ethos is 'Inspiring Young People to Achieve'. We provide a wide range of quality projects which aim to engage and inspire all young people, regardless of their abilities, background or circumstances. We believe that with the correct support, every young person can build the skills and confidence to meet their potential, and live full and happy lives. Established in 1930, our charity has a rich history of supporting young people and families from across the borough of Warrington. Starting as an afterschool club, the charity has grown to become the largest voluntary youth provision in Warrington, and has over 4,000 members between the ages of 7 and 19, and up to 25 for those with a disability.

We currently run 2 Junior and 2 Senior Youth Club evenings per week, our youth gym is open 6 days per week. Holiday Club runs during school half terms. Numerous personal development programmes run throughout the year including Mentoring, Employability, Enterprise and Volunteer Development, Young Men’s Health Group, Girls Group, National Citizen Service and Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

Warrington Youth Club Limited

Warrington Youth Club's ethos is 'Inspiring Young People to Achieve'.
Established in 1952, we provide a wide range of high quality projects offering personal and social development to young people from across Warrington, empowering young people to make positive changes for themselves and their community. Our projects are for young people aged 7 to 19, and up to 25 if you have a disability, and include Open Access Youth Clubs, Holiday Club, Youth Gym, Mentoring Employability and Enterprise, Personal Development Programmes, National Citizen Service and The Duke of Edinburgh's Award. In 2017, the charity received the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service.

Warrington Youth Orchestra

We are a charitable organisation offering young people in Warrington and the surrounding area the chance to make music in a symphony orchestra.

Term-time rehearsals on Saturday mornings at Bridgewater High School.

Warrington Youth Rowing Club

Rowing is a sport which brings out the best in people.
Warrington Youth Rowing is a new initiative designed to introduce the young people of Warrington to the sport of rowing and to enhance the lives of those who take part.
Our vision is to help to bring out the best in the young people on our programme, helping them develop a whole range of skills which will serve them in their future, as well as improving self-esteem, self-confidence and social skills.

Wednesday Club

We meet on alternate Wednesday afternoons from 2 -3,30 to help older people meet together,. We can arrange lifts if required.

WeeeCHARITY

WEEECharity accepts donations of waste electricals from local private, public and third sector organisations, this waste is then either stripped and recycled or refurbished and sold on.

Westy Community Centre Action Group

Westy Community Centre Action Group is a small group of volunteers who are passionate about their local Community Centre and dedicated in making the Centre a success. Centre. The groups work together putting on events for the community which include training and workshops, a friendship club and a luncheon club, the Silver Service. The group are looking to increase their membership and provide more activities to help prevent social isolation, increase skills and improve health and well-being. The group are looking for a new secretary for their management committee who will share their vision and passion of making Westy Commuity Centre a thriving and successful local resource.

Westy Womblers

Westy womblers is an arts and crafts group which hopes to help break the circle of isolation loneliness and stigma which are often experienced by people with mental health issues including depression and low self esteem and confidence.

Wheels for All Warrington

Warrington Wheels for All is an inclusive cycling club and uses the athletic track and its facilities situated within Victoria Park. There are opportunities for progression by cycling out of the park and joining the Trans Pennine Trail.

We cycle on special adapted cycles for people of all ages and abilities between10.00 am - 2.30 pm,every Friday.

Where the music takes you

Our purpose is to ensure that children and young adults are given opportunities to take part in music, no matter what circumstance they are in.
We plan to travel to under privileged countries to set up music workshops within their townships. Giving children and young adults across the world a chance to be seen and
heard.

Whitecross All Kinds of Play

Lots of activities that will help your child develop their imagination, communication, hand eye co-ordination and social skills. It is open to children 0 - 4 year's old.
Club is run Tuesday mornings 10:00-11:30 am

Whittle Hall Junior Football Club

WHJFC was founded in 1998. It now has 8 age groups (12 teams plus Development Groups) playing in the Warrington Junior League. WHJFC is a Standard charter club registered with the Liverpool FA. The aim of the club is to encourage children to participate and develop a love of playing football while developing team building and social skills. The ethos of the club is to ‘participate and enjoy’. 

Wild Wings Birds of Prey (Education & Rehabilitation) Centre Ltd

Wild Wings Birds of Prey is a family owned 'not for profit' education and rehabilitation centre housing approximately 75 birds of prey in beautiful settings in the North West of England. Many of our birds we have actually rescued and rehabilitated and so naturally they have their own story and characters. Our centre is open to visitors and we run a vast selection of experience days.

Winwick Carnival

An annual event held on the playing field at Winwick Leisure Centre. Our aim is to provide a fun day for all and raise some money for local causes.
If you would like to help us or get involved, please get in touch.

Winwick Old People's Welfare Committee

Annual Trip for older residents of the village. Annual Christmas Party for same. Fortnightly meetings in the village Leisure Centre for socialising for same

WIRED adult & young carers services Warrington

Wired Young Carers Service support children and young people aged 18 or under who cares for a family member with an illness, disability, mental health difficulties or addiction, by carrying out caring tasks and assuming a level of responsibility for another person, which would normally be taken by an adult.
We offer support in a number of different ways, including one to one emotional support, advocacy and several drop-ins around the Warrington area.
We also provide trips and activities for Young Carers to get involved in as this gives them a break from their caring role, a chance to meet other Young Carers and have access to peer support as well as an opportunity to speak with a Young Carers Support Worker.

Wirral & Cheshire Badger Group

The Wirral and Cheshire Badger Group is a registered charity which is dedicated to the conservation and protection of the Badger (Meles meles), working in Wirral and Cheshire to raise awareness and provide information and education about badgers and the threats to them and their habitat. We are a voluntary organisation which is funded by donations and by our members.

Woolston Brook School (Formerly Grappenhall Hall School)

Welcome to Woolston Brook School (formerly Grappenhall Hall School). We moved into our refurbished site in September 2015 and have worked alongside the builders as they have completed the work (it is almost completed). It is a bright, vibrant building where the staff and pupils work together to ensure that it is astounding.
We are a small school of up to 72 boys and girls, 56 in the secondary department and 16 in the primary department (known as the Cardell Centre). To help the pupils make progress they are taught in small classes (usually no more than 10) with both a teacher and a teaching assistant. We believe it is very important that pupils are ready to learn an as a result we start every day with a nurture session and have a pastoral team that will help keep pupils on track throughout the day.

Yolo Jo's Charity

We are an independent charity that supports people with terminal cancer. We aim to help people forget about their cancer, even just for a few precious hours, offering bucket list experiences.
Help us! Make your donations today.

Young Enterprise

National Enterprise Education Charity providing opportunities to young people from the ages of 4yrs-25yrs to experience the world of work and enterprise through various enterprise activities ranging from 2hrs to full days, weeks or up to one academic year.

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The Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR Tel: 01925 246880
Registered in England & Wales as a Registered Charity 1129343
and as Company Limited by Guarantee No:6805818

 

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