At Yesu we seek to provide a wide range of excellent projects that serve our community and meet the various needs of the diverse people around us.
Many of our projects have been running successfully for years. This enables us to develop meaningful relationships, and provide consistency and support to the many people we serve. See below for more specific details of our projects.
Parent support centre
Tues & Thurs 9.30-12.00.
A place where parents can gather to support each other and access a range of practical based workshops & information.
|Tues AM Drop in Workshop (9.30-12)
|Thurs AM Drop-in workshop (9.30-12)
|Autumn Term 2
|How to support your child with Reading Homework. PM Coffee and chat- cost effective ideas for Christmas
|How to support your child with Maths homework.
|Spring Term 1
|Managing Behaviours that challenge. PM Breast feeding café.
|Spring Term 2
|Sleep and bedtime routines. PM Breast feeding café.
|How to get the right support if you have, or feel you have, a child with SEND.
|Summer Term 1
|How we look after ourselves and our wellbeing. PM Breast feeding café.
|What is ADHD/ADD and how can you support children with this?
|Summer Term 2
|Supporting you to support your child with transition to new class / year / school. PM Breast feeding café.
|Practical ideas for supporting you with your child over the summer holidays and signposting to local events / activities.
Toy & Book Exchange
Drop off pre-loved toys/books and exchange for something new for your child.
Open during Parent Support Centre opening times (Tues & Thurs 9.30-12).
Come and relax with others and access advice and support about feeding your baby.
The Community Fridge
Tues & Thurs 10:30 – 16:00.
For more info see our community fridge page.
The Uniform Swap Shop
Tues & Thurs 9.30 - 15:30
Emerge Youth Group (Secondary School Age)
1st Weds of each month 10-12
A safe space and a listening ear to those seeking to explore past or present issues of any kind.
It’s free and open to all, whether you have served or not, including reserves and their families. The session is to provide advice, guidance and support especially around wellbeing and mental health.
The facilitator Rod Eldridge served in the armed forces for 27yrs as a senior nursing officer both in mental health and general nursing. He completed 8 Operational tours, he has worked for the RBL, as a Case Officer and Regional Outreach Officer, he has also worked for Big White Wall (now called - Togetherall), Outside the wire (Matthew Project), Walking With The Wounded and Invictus. He currently volunteers with Waterloo Uncovered who support serving personnel and veterans in undertaking archeology linked to mental wellbeing.
Rod has wealth of experience and knowledge with sound grasp of the key issues and cultural sensitivities surrounding military service and is eager to support those and theirs loved ones