Cafe West, Whitehaven

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

Address: 56 King Street Whitehaven
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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
Name
Lesley Reid
Position
Operational Manager
Telephone
01900 67777
Email
lesleyr@westhouse.org.uk
Website
http://www.westhouse.org.uk
Where to Go
Name of venue
Cafe West
Venue address
56 King Street Whitehaven
Postcode
CA28 7SH
When is it On?
Date & Time Information
Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 3.30pm (closed Bank Holidays)
Other Details
Cost(s)
£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?
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Contracted For:
Day Services

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