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Norfolk Park Tenants and Residents Association (NPTARA)

Summary
We are a local Tenants and Residents Association working with and for local people.


Description

Norfolk Park Tenants and Residents Association works with Sheffield City Council, SY Police, local housing associations and private home owners. The association deals with a range of issues including housing, benefits, debt etc.. Also works with local councillors, Norfolk Community Primary School, Norfolk Park Day Care, St John the Evangelist Park, Manor and Castle Development Trust, Heeley Development Trust

Organises a range of community events including Easter and Christmas events plus other annual activities. Community events are held in The Centre In The Park, Norfolk Heritage Park, Guildford Avenue. We provide activities and lunch as part of the Holiday Hunger Programme during school holidays.

We are a registered UK Online Center.

We are a registered provider for Sheffield Children's University.

All daily activities are held at 89 Guildford Rise, Norfolk Park, Sheffield S2 2PP


Who to contact

Contact Name
Kim McMaster or Joanne Morrison
Contact Position
Chairperson / Secretary
Telephone
0114 270 1191
E-mail
nptara@hotmail.co.uk
Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/norfolkpark.tara

Where to go

Name
Norfolk Park Tenants and Residents Association
Address
89
Guildford Rise
Norfolk Park
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
Postcode
S2 2PP
Notes

Our flat is based in a small block, with a car park directly outside, we have a ramp for use by our disabled visitors and once in side we are level access.

We have 2 meeting rooms, a small office, kitchen and bathroom facilities.


When is it on?

Time / Date Details
• Monday 12.00-3.30pm TARA Friends Group, except Bank Holidays. Tuesday 3-5pm (Junior TARA, includes arts, crafts and play activities)• Wednesday not currently open.. Thursday 11am-3pm (drop-in session, offers help with housing issues, benefit forms,, job search, CVs, access to computers and the internet, plus any other areas you may need help with - computer and internet access also available during these times), 6.30-9pm (Bingo event at Guildford Grange, please contact for details) Friday 3-5 Kids Homework Club
Time of day
Evening
Afternoon
Morning
Session Information
All daily sessions run for 50 weeks a year except homework club which does not run during school holidays
please note we close for the Christmas and New Year weeks. Last Wednesday of every month is our Committee Meeting from 12.30 - 2.30

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access
No
Cater for special dietary requirements
Yes
Dietary needs catered for
Lactose intolerant
Nut allergy
Diabetic
Gluten free
Kosher
Vegan
Halal
Vegetarian
Supports special needs and disabilities
Yes
Special needs and disabilities experience
Down's Syndrome
Visual impairment
Dyslexia
Hearing impairment
No diagnosis yet
Social, emotional and mental health needs
Medical Needs or long term illness
ADD/ADHD
Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulty
Severe Learning Difficulty
Moderate Learning Difficulty
Physical Disability/Mobility Issues
Able to accommodate other cultures/ethnicities
Yes

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£1.00 Per week
Details
We ask our families that if they are able to make a payment of £1.00 per week per family, this is to help cover the cost of activities and refreshments at our groups.
Referral required
No
Age Range
6 years to 100 years
Facilities
  • ESOL Classes
  • IndoorOutdoor Play
  • Drop-in Facilities
  • Parking
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Changing facilities
  • Garden
  • Days out/visits
  • Outdoor play/equipment
  • ICT Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
Notes

We do accept children with a range of abilities, one of our team has been a foster carer for Social Services caring for disable children, all of our group leaders are DBS checked and bring a range of life skills with them, all volunteers attend a range of training from First Aid to Food Hygiene to Safeguarding.

Miscellaneous

Charity Number
523929

Local Offer

Description

We support children and young people through our Junior TARA and Homework Club, we currently have over 60% of the children we support with a SEND issue.

Many of our Committee members are the parents of children with SEND, our Chairperson holds a SEND Diploma, and our volunteers attend training both with the local school, Ryegate, the Childrens Hospital and from private providers.

We have a designated Safe Guarding Officer and volunteers recieve safe guarding training.

General Extended Local Offer Response

Eligibility criteria for your service and any priority groups 

People living in and around the Norfolk Park estate take priority

Do you operate a waiting list? 
No
Waiting list details 

no current list

Staffing arrangements 
Able to assist children/young people to access all activities and services
Staffing arrangements details 

We are all volunteers, with a wide range of skills and experience.

Staff training to support children/young people with SEND 

as above

How do you communicate with your service users? 
Directly with parents/carers

Last Updated
09/05/2019
Keywords
help, support, homework club, drop ins,
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