Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Some groups and clubs listed on this site have been postponed until further notice following recent government advice. Please contact the individual groups directly for further information. Find volunteer groups and other services offering coronavirus support here.

Visit the North Yorkshire County Council website for updates on affected council services.

CISWO The mining Charity

Thornycroft Centre Halfpenny Lane Pontefract, PONTEFRACT


About

Our support is available to former mineworkers, partners, widows and any dependent children or adult dependents with a disability.

Our free and confidential service includes;

  • Assistance with welfare benefit applications and industry related compensation schemes.
  • Advice on mining related issues including illness and disability.
  • Help to access mobility equipment including walking aids and wheelchairs.
  • Support to reduce loneliness and social isolation.
  • Advocacy to enable you to express your views and concerns, and defend and promote your rights, including access to information and services.
  • Emotional support including loss and bereavement, illness and caring responsibilities.
  • Financial assistance at times of exceptional hardship through CISWO grants or assistance through other agencies and charities.
  • Access to holidays and convalescence.
  • Access to CISWO educational grants for former mineworkers and their dependents.

 

Please contact your local office if you think we can help:

North England Thornycroft Centre, Halfpenny Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4AY.

01977 703 384 NorthEngland@ciswo.org.uk

    This service covers the following area(s):

  • Catterick Garrison
  • Ripon
  • Northallerton
  • Knaresborough
  • Selby
  • Whitby
  • Harrogate
  • Malton
  • Skipton
  • Upper Dales
  • Scarborough

    The following functions are relevant to this service:

  • Grants and aid
  • Benefits
  • Kathryn Crossley
  • Senior Social Worker
  • Thornycroft Centre Halfpenny Lane Pontefract
    THORNEY CROFT HALFPENNY LANE
    PONTEFRACT
    WAKEFIELD
    WF8 4AY
  • 01977 703384
  • Email
  • Website

Last updated: 19/10/2020