New Funding for Work with Over-70s

Persimmon Community Champions Persimmon are making 60 donations of £1000 each, every month to groups supporting the over-70s who are vulnerable and need support at the present time. All you need to do is complete the online form, telling us why your group or charity, which works with or supports the over-70s, deserves our donation. […]

TSL Kirklees Helps Kirklees Council Deliver Covid19 Co-ordinated Community Response

TSL Kirklees has been integral in helping Kirklees Council set-up and co-ordinate its Covid19 Community Response.  TSL Kirklees is a charity and membership organisation that represents charities, community groups and social enterprises in Kirklees and offers free networking, training and support.   Chief Officer, Val Johnson said, ‘We were in an ideal position to help […]

New online platform for young people in Kirklees

A new collaboration between Conscious Youth, Kirklees Council and Kirklees Youth Alliance will see the launch of an online virtual youth centre from 25th May. ‘Youth Central’ that will host live and recorded Zoom sessions, live chat and online activities for young people aged 12-19. It is a space designed for them to have instant […]

Local Charities and Businesses Team Up to Support Vulnerable Young People

Kirklees Youth Alliance (KYA), part of local charity TSL Kirklees, has teamed up with The Children’s Art School to provide 350 art packs to young people in Kirklees. The packs include art supplies for various creative projects, and also include a ‘Growing Pack’ from local enterprise, Grow to School. They are being delivered fortnightly to […]

A very different Volunteers Week

Volunteers Week 2020 will take place from the 1st-7th June. At TSL Kirklees, we recognise the exceptional work that our volunteers do, and believe that they deserve to be thanked. Normally we’d have events and visit organisations to thank volunteers. However, following advice from NCVO, we will be doing everything virtually. We will also be […]

Introducing the #NeverMoreNeeded campaign

At TSL Kirklees, we value the importance of the not-for-profit sector, and the fantastic work that some of the local charities and organisations do in our area. That is why we are backing the #NeverMoreNeeded campaign, which aims to drawn attention to the efforts of charities during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be promoting the […]

Gaining new skills and qualifications

Looking to expand your skills and knowledge? Kirklees College is running some free online training courses in Health and Social Care. These courses include a CACHE Level 2 Certificate. Awareness of Mental Health Problems Understanding of Autism Principles of Dementia Care Understanding Behaviour That Challenges. Understanding of Children’s Mental Health If you would like to […]

Free courses to expand your learning!

Our project, Community Learning Works are responding to lockdown by helping to deliver activities in alternative creative ways. A number of free, virtual courses will be made available for you to take full advantage of! SR2 ‘How to’ Workshops: A variety of workshops, including Eat Well and Save Pounds with Bev: Learn about batch cooking, […]

How CLW are helping to keep projects going

Nature’s Footprints ‘Time for You’: Nature’s Footprints set up a community project working to support families, with a particular focus on mums under pressure .’Time for You’ has grown and many happy relationships have developed. COVID-19 and the subsequent restrictions have placed enormous pressure on individuals and families. Supported by Community Learning Works, ‘Time For […]