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© Keighley & District Volunteer Centre
In addition to our core functions, Keighley & District Volunteer Centre provides several projects and services which have been developed in response to identified needs.
Volunteer Support & Brokerage
Providing support at a local level for individual volunteers and volunteer involving organisations.
Enabling older people to live safe and independent in their own homes. Designed to tackle a variety of minor repairs and adaptations dealing with home safety and security, mobility issues and general maintenance.
Matching older people who are experiencing loneliness and isolation with a volunteer befriender to provide companionship and support.
A support service for adults with a learning disability who want to volunteer in their local community. Our tailored support package enables people to partake in volunteering opportunities of their choice.
Silverlinks social day groups provide an opportuntity for people over the age of 60 who find it difficult to go out alone, to get out of the house and socialise with others.
A fortnightly Friday night disco for adults with a learning disability. A fun and friendly environment where people can meet friends, grab a bite to eat and boogie the night away!
2nd Time Around
Our very own charity shops which provide volunteer placements for adults with a learning disability, enabling them to develop skills for employment and everyday life. The shops generate income to help us develop new services for people with a learning disability.
Providing volunteer placements for adults with a learning disability enabling them to develop skills for employment and everyday life. Supporting and promoting recycling in the community.
As a registered Umbrella body with the Disclosure and barring service we provided a comprehensive, confidential counter-signatory service to agencies whose staff and volunteers have regular contact with children and/or vulnerable adults.
A creative music & dance group for adults with a learning disability. We support each person to express their individuality through music,dance, singing or a bit of everything.
A friendly arts and crafts group for adults with a learning disability. We meet every Thursday morning and try our hand at all sorts of arts and craft activities. A warm welcome is guaranteed!