Cafe West, Workington

Open Monday - Saturday, 9.30am - 3.30pm (closed Bank Holidays)

Address: Workington Library Vulcans Lane Workington
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Café West gives people with learning disabilities the opportunity to gain work experience in a real commercial setting with appropriate support.


Our aim is to support each person on placement through an extensive training programme (over a fixed period of time) to develop their knowledge and skills in a way that will enable them to move on to employment in the open market.


Café West emphasis will be on providing a range of quality meals, snacks and afternoon teas using seasonal, nutritious produce.


We encourage people to have high aspirations, to value themselves and strive towards a more independent lifestyle.


Placements within Café West will be time specific, outcome focused, contain clear records of achievement /progression and demonstrate a clear pathway of transition.


Our specialist support focuses on:


           Independent living and social skills training


           Psychological support


           Vocational training


           Social support and network enhancement


Who to Contact
Lesley Reid
Operational Manager
01900 67777
Where to Go
Name of venue
Cafe West Library
Venue address
Workington Library Vulcans Lane Workington
CA14 4ND
When is it On?
Date & Time Information
Open Monday - Saturday, 9.30am - 3.30pm (closed Bank Holidays)
Other Details
£8.26 group price per person per hour and £15.45 1:1 support per person per hour
Age Range
18 years plus
Cumbria County Council contracted service?
Contracted For:
Day Services

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