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Wingfield Young People's Centre



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Wingfield Young People's Centre

Wingfield Road

Wingfield

Rotherham

S61 4AU

Telephone: 01709 822195 / 255266

Email: earlyhelp-enquiries@rotherham.gov.uk


Centre Information

The centre is based within Wingfield Academy where the team have office space, a 1-1 room and shared access to a large room which can be used for activities and group work.


What's On?

2.45 to 4.15pm - Young Men's Group - Learning about the world from a male perspective in a safe environment. This group allows young men to explore what it is like to be male and explore issues of masculinity. Sessions could include Internet Safety, CSE Awareness, personal safety, emotional wellbeing, confidence and self-esteem, peer pressure, healthy lifestyles. Activities include arts, sports, games, crime and consequences and life skills.

12.10 to 12.40pm - Group S - A lunch time session offering a safe place to meet and chance to explore some of the issues which affect the lives of LGBTQ young people. The aim is encourage the group to support each other and for young people to feel positive about themselves. Young people will gain the confidence to access other borough wide groups. (NB Location is kept confidential at the request of the group).

2.45 to 4.15pm - Young Women's Group - Allowing young women to talk about issues they may face. Sessions could include Internet Safety, CSE Awareness, personal safety, emotional wellbeing, assertiveness skills, peer pressure, healthy lifestyles. Activities include art and craft activities, games, crime and consequences and life skills. A key aim of this group is to build self-confidence and increase self-worth in order to build resilience and make new friends so that the young women can support each other.

6.00 to 7:30pm – Sports Group - Young women play sports, primarily football, within the sports hall with future opportunities for street dance or volleyball. The young women establish friendships and support each other. Early Help workers offer support and advice on a range of issues.