Our Partners

At a time when more young people need specialist help with complex issues, our work is more vital than ever.
Our partnership scheme enlists support from external agencies also looking to support our communities, it allows us to strengthen our approach to supporting as many of those in need of our services as possible and provides the resources necessary to benefit those in the community.

Times have changed, we have changed with them, our belief in every child remains.

West Yorkshire Police

ECHO work in partnership with West Yorkshire Police to help our community stay safe. West Yorkshire Police support and deliver the Children Have Options Imagination Challenge & Experience (CHOICE) programme which highlights and instils the thought process of aspiration for future goals.

Barnardo's: Wakefield Early Support

Available to parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-25 with additional need living within the Wakfield District The service is also available to young people themselves and those working with families. Providing a free, confidential and impartial service..

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Change Grow Live

This service is offered to anyone who has concerns for a person who is under the age of 18 and would like support or advice surrounding drugs and alcohol.

If you want to change your direction, grow as a person, and live life to its full potential, we’re here to help you.

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GASPED is a registered charity established in 1995 offering information, advice, help and support for the parents, partners, families and carers who care for those affected by a loved one’s drug and/or alcohol misuse 24-hour confidential helpline - 0845 146 0002

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Children First Hub

Children First Hubs offer a range of services for families in Wakefield District and can provide coordinated support to families experiencing at least two of the following issues:

School attendance problems -
Have a child who needs help -
Domestic abuse -
Employment and debt problems -
Health problems Crime and Anti-social behaviour problems -
Airedale Children's Centre
01977 724350

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