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Mighty Minds is mightier than ever!

SELFA are very pleased to say that Mighty Minds is continuing in 2024-2025 which will allow us to support more young people in Craven experiencing mild-moderate mental health needs. We’re looking forward to meeting new young people and visiting more... Read More...

All Aboard for SELFA’s trip to York!

During February half term our year 6 Inspire group had an aspirational day trip to York on behalf of Northen Trains and York St John University. The trip allowed the 10/11 year olds to think ahead to their future, get... Read More...

SELFA receives multi-year funding thanks to local family firm

The St James's Place Foundation have supported SELFA with a grant of £30,000 over 3 years towards activities for children in North Craven.  The Foundation funds small and medium sized charities across the UK and overseas working with children who are... Read More...

SELFA “bounces back” thanks to support from the Kentown Wizard Foundation

The Kentown Wizard Foundation have supported SELFA for a second year, this time with a grant of £26,000 to help deliver five weekend groups for children with multiple complex needs where they have the opportunity to access rebound therapy close... Read More...

Youth Council – 10.1.2023

The Youth Council provides an opportunity for young people to be involved in shaping SELFA, and to be active in making change happen in the local community on issues that matter to them. The group is user-led and champions youth... Read More...

Funding boost for children’s mental health support

A new research report has helped to secure an £85,000 funding boost for children’s mental health support in the Yorkshire Dales.  This comes at a time when social workers are seeing record numbers of children with mental health problems, an... Read More...

Week 4 of the holidays!

At SELFA this week, we have been spending most of week 4 with Nick and Joe from Project Wild! Nick (right) and Joe (left) We’ve spent time meeting some Animals and learning about them. We also learnt about sustainability and the... Read More...

Santa is coming to SELFA!

Santa is coming to SELFA on 16th December for our Christmas Party! Join us from 4:30pm until 6:30pm at Ings CP School and we hope to see you there! To RSVP, please email nicole.morgan@selfa.org.uk. We hope to see everyone there! Read More...

Summer Holidays have ended!

We’ve had a very busy summer holidays. Here’s just some of the things that we have done: We’ve been to Grassington Woods, Cleatop Woods, Austwick, Malaham Tarn and Janets Foss. We’ve been to Forest School in Skipton Woods, played football... Read More...

SELFA Fundraiser.

On the 26th of August there will be a fundraiser for SELFA outside of Rackham's on the High Street in Skipton.Please come along for your chance to win some fantastic prizes, and donate to SELFA! Read More...

October 11th-17th Highlights

As we go into our final week before the October half-term, we must first reflect on SELFA’s incredible week that has just passed. We begin with SELFA Starters who’s focus was all about science. The group is now working towards... Read More...

October 4th – 10th Highlights

We start todays blog off in Benthem, we have the wonderful Bentham Primary group who escaped to the outdoors as they enjoyed making room on the broom magic wands as a part of their CREST award. This is a new... Read More...

September 27th – October 3rd Highlights

Welcome back to our highlights of last week blog! Last week was filled with adventure, life skills and fun as each group worked hard to achieve their goals! Up first, we are heading over to the first of our Saturday sessions... Read More...

September 20th – 26th Highlights

What a week we have just had at SELFA! With each and every group making a return, our children’s charity welcomed back some old faces and a lot of new ones. From a record number of children in our SELFA... Read More...

September 13th – 19th Highlights

Our term time provisions are back! After a wonderful summer of fun, some of SELFA’s after school clubs restarted last week and they were all amazing. There were some new faces in our groups therefore a lot of the sessions... Read More...

August 30th – September 5th Highlights

That’s a wrap on summer as last week marked the end of the most amazing, incredible, magical and fun summer holidays. This summer has been everything that we could have wished for following the pandemic which put a stop to... Read More...

August 23rd – 29th Highlights

The penultimate week of the incredible SELFA summer holidays was one to remember for the children. With so many fun activities taking place, everyone was able to have the most amazing time and blow off some steam ready for their... Read More...

August 9th-15th Highlights

Science was the hot topic in a lot of our groups last week which made for a lot of fun for the children and young people at SELFA as you may have seen on our social media channels. It wasn't... Read More...

How to Fundraise Using Your Wedding Day

Your wedding day is a beautiful day of bringing people closer together. You and your partner are the main focus and people will respect your wishes on the day. Have you ever considered using this factor to fundraise for your... Read More...

Beat The Heat This Summer

The summer heat can be a very dangerous thing across the summer holidays. With so many outdoor activities planned for your children, knowing how to keep them cool is extremely important so that they can have a great, worry-free summer.... Read More...
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