How Art Therapy helped through lockdown and beyond…

Art Therapy is by its nature a flexible and adaptive therapy. It feels very poignant that over the course of the corona virus pandemic, we have risen to the challenge and found new and creative ways of working with our clients to meet their needs. What became apparent as we began this work was that […]

Partnership ‘toddler group’ brings community together

Spectrum People has successfully launched a Toddler Group as the latest of our intergenerational projects, working in partnership with Yorkshire Housing and Think Cre8tive CIC. Based at Sherwood Court Extra Care Centre in Kettlethorpe, the toddler group takes place every Tuesday (9:15am-11:15am) and brings together local families and older residents to take part in fun […]

Spectrum People join the crowds for Wakefield Armed Forces Day

Charity volunteers from Spectrum People joined community partners and families across the district to celebrate Armed Forces Day in Wakefield on 18 June. Led by Spectrum People Co-ordinator, Fran Taylor, the team of volunteers organised a book raffle to raise funds for the charity’s community initiatives across Wakefield (including the Café and Chat project, which […]

Spectrum charity launches the new ReCycle project

The Spectrum People Bike Project was reborn as ReCycle on 23 September, relaunching under a new name to mark fantastic success since the project began. Spectrum’s Chief Executive, Linda Harris, joined charity Trustee Steven Michael and a host of staff, service users and volunteers to officially launch the new project at Reflections housing association, Castleford. […]