Select Car Leasing donate a van to Whitley CDA

Slect Car Lease Van Arrives at Whitley CDA

Whitley CDA’s food surplus project has become a key and vital part of its local involvement in Whitley. Even before the pandemic started Whitley CDA had noticed an increase in the number of people using the service. This was a reflection on the number of people, including those in work, who were struggling to make…

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Whitley CDA looks back – Community Motor Skills 2017

Back in 2017 we partnered with Thames Valley Police (TVP), Reading Council,  Auto Skills and other partners to host the Community Motor Skills workshops. We’ve really enjoyed reflecting on these events and looking back we’re surprised to see from the photos that we had better weather in October than we did in August! Typical British…

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Whitley CDA’s Community Book Shelf grows with the help of the Co-Op

What started as a small endeavour has just grown and grown and now with the support of Michael Kinghorn (Co-op Member Pioneer) we have many more books to share with the community. We have always provided a small shelf of books for people to help themselves. During the pandemic we had many kind people drop…

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Whitley CDA has been selected to take part in the Co-op Local Community Fund and you can help us raise funds for our work

Whitley CDA are now one of three causes in our community which Co-op Members can select to support between now and 23 October 2021. At a time when funds for community groups and charitable organisations are becoming more difficult to access, we’re incredibly grateful for this opportunity to make a real difference in Whitley. We will…

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Alana House – Women’s Community Project in Reading

Alana House

Alana House is one of PACT’s successful community projects alongside the BB4K and Recovery Toolkit programmes. Alana House has a main base in Reading but also covers West Berkshire, Bracknell, Wokingham, Maidenhead and Windsor. For more information about services and support outside of Reading see our Building Family Bridges page. Alana House aims to: Address the individual barriers to employment, education…

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Learning for Work Information Evening

From 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm on Tuesday 18th June Come along for information about courses and gaining qualifications, support getting into work or advice on career change. We offer: vocational qualifications; working in schools or nurseries; leadership & management, IT and office skills employability skills and support, budgeting and bookkeeping work placement and apprenticeship…

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Nature Walk Challenge

WHAT? Three days of walks Guided nature walks Totally free to participate DAY 1: 20 min walk with us DAY 2 & DAY 3: 20 min walk on your own Complete some questionnaires before and after walks WHO? We are looking for adults living locally to take part in our research WHY? Walking can have…

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Are you interested in getting a new qualification?

Are you interested in getting a new qualification but need childcare for an under 5? New Directions South Reading offer Adult Learning Courses for September 2019 and can provide a FREE creche for under 5’s – on site, Ofsted registered creche with qualified staff to care for your children whilst you learn. Through Reading Children’s…

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