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We are passionate, committed, professional and care deeply about the youth of Kirklees, Calderdale and Bradford from all walks of life. We are a registered charity (No. 1124190) and work with many community partners.

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Pitstop 2000 Ltd


Tel 01422 311299

 

 

 


 

 

When the Pit Stop 2000 project was launched with the objective of preventative work with young people at risk of engaging in crime, 30 enthusiastic young people turned up for our first session. We now have over 20,000 visitors each year, all benefiting from the wide range of activities, care and support that is offered to them.

 

 


 

 

In recognition of the work undertaken by the whole team at Pit Stop 2000 .....

 

 

we are proud to have received The Duke of York's Community Initiative Award in recognition of best practice in community enterprise and leadership.

 

 

 

Adrian Woods, Pit Stops Operations Manager was awarded MBE in The Queen's 2008 New Years honours list for Services to disadvantaged young people in our area.

 

 

in May 2008 Adrian was the recepient of the 'Citizen of the Year' Award from Mayor of Calderdale for his commitment and dedication to the youth of Calderdale

 

 

and we have been mentioned in the Prime Minister's speeches as an example of 'Local Heroes' so necessary in pulling communities together.

 

 

 


 

 

To us here at Pit Stop 2000 'every child matters'

 

 

Being Healthy

Staying Safe

Enjoying and Achieving

Making a Positive Contribution

and Economic Wellbeing

 

 

Young people need stability and a chance to develop confidence as well as learn practical new skills. Our aim is to help them to build self-esteem, be self-sufficient and gain employment skills.

 

 

We achieve this through a programme of activities and accreditations.

 

 

 

Our activities currently include:

 

Canoeing/gorge walking/rock climbing

IT based around digital photography

Healthy eating and cookery

Vegetable growing

Beekeeping

Go-Karting

Kart maintenance

Woodwork

Environmental projects

The Music Studio

Residential trips

European Exchanges

 

 

 

We offer national accreditations in:

 

BTEC

ASDAN

COPE

Youth Achievement Awards

eDCC

the Life Routes Award

 

 

Through the generosity of the community and businesses, we have been able to purchase special equipement such as specially adapted canoes and go-karts to accommodate the growing number of physically disadvantaged young people that have been introduced to us.

 

 


 

 

Can you help?

 

 

Volunteers are of paramount importance to our work with the young people. If you have skills and time to give, please get in touch

 

 

The best of Huddersfield

Pit Stop 2000 Ltd

Charitable Organisations

Tel 01422 311299

latest reviews

In February 2011, said about Pit Stop 2000 Ltd

The facilities and experiences offered by Pit Stop 2000 to the areas most disadvantaged children and young adults really make a difference to their young lives.

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In February 2011, said about Pit Stop 2000 Ltd

Excellent charity supporting local children who need the help, guidance and a chance to experience something positive in their lives.

5/ 5stars
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