We’re Hiring! 

We’re seeking to hire a confident individual to be our new Youth Support Worker. The role will assist our Senior and Project Youth Workers in delivering our youth and community provision ‘Community Ties’ during Term Time. More details and how to apply can be found in our Youth Support Worker Job Description!

2020 Inspected Accounts

Due to the ongoing situation surrounding the pandemic, it proved impossible to hold an AGM as normal in 2020.  We expect our 2021 accounts will have completed inspection within the next couple of months and will give notice of the next AGM as soon as we can.

In the meantime, we are herewith publishing our inspected accounts for 2020.  If anyone has any questions please email info@hwyca.co.uk.


December Newsletter

We hope everyone has a safe and happy Christmas this year, despite the challenges 2020 has put in our paths.  We have added a issued a December 2020 – Newsletter which we hope will provide an update about what has been happening at Oaken Grove over the last few months, and our hopes for 2021.  We hope you have a safe and happy Christmas and look forward to seeing you in the New Year.

Christmas Closure

Please note the office at Oaken Grove Community Centre will be closed from Thursday 17th December and will reopen on Monday 4th January.  Please email any urgent enquiries to info@hwyca.co.uk.

Haxby Explore Library at Oaken Grove

On 7th September we welcomed Haxby Explore Library, who officially took up residence in Oaken Grove Community Centre. The library is currently open for drop-in browsing and borrowing, but they won’t be holding any in-person activities such as story times or reading groups yet. The Library is open 10:00am – 5:00pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, and 10:00am -1:00pm on Saturdays. They are closed on Thursdays and Sundays.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you require assistance during the current situation, help may be available via the links below.

Further information is also available via our Facebook page.

York CVS:

There is a wealth of information and support available on the York CVS website.

York CVS are also offering Wellbeing Calls. Details can be found below:

City of York Council:

Those vulnerable residents who do not currently have any access to support, but who need help because of the impact of COVID-19, are asked to contact CYC’s Community Support Coordinators at:

Email: covid19help@york.gov.uk
Telephone: 01904 551550

Healthwatch York:

Healthwatch York has a free post address and will write letters to anyone who is isolated and doesn’t use the internet but still needs to be connected.

Their Freepost address is: Healthwatch York, FREEPOST RTEG-BLES-RRYJ 15 Priory Street YO1 6ET

General Advice and Guidance:

Further information can be found below:

Oaken Grove Surfers
Pop-in lunch club
Hire a room
Party bookings
What’s on
Location & Contact
Youth provision