Welcome to Move Ahead helping to create a better future for our members

Established 1995 our goal is to provide the help and along term care for sufferers and their carers with brain injuries.

Long Term Care & Aid Recovery

Developing artistic talents and creative activities has become our major focus in providing some of the life and social skills vital for the long term.

Better & Brighter

Happy at Bevin Community Centre, following extensive refurbishment works being undertaken including disabled toilets and disabled access the building was officially opened By Cllr Jacqui Williams on June 4th 2011

Life Skills and Social Interaction

Vital for the long term we strive to create a better future for our members and their families following a major life changing event.

What's New at Move Ahead

Christmas Fayre – Sat 25th Nov 2017

We are holding our annual Christmas Fayre on Saturday 25th November 2017. Everyone is welcome, come along and Grab a Bargain, Stock up for Christmas, Eat & be Merry and…

DingBat Night – Sat 23rd September 2017

Come and join us for our DingBat Quiz Night on Saturday 23rd September 2017 Dingbats are visual word puzzles from which a well known phrase or saying has to be…

Race Night

Date for your diary. We will be holding our annual Race Night on Saturday 1st July 2017. At St Peters Church Lake Lock Road Stanley, Wakefield WF3 4HW £5 per person…

What our Members say

  • “Coming to Move Ahead gets me out of my home. I enjoy the company”.

  • “I love coming because there is always a good atmosphere. The staff are very friendly, and everyone is made to feel very welcome”.

  • “I enjoy the painting very much. All the people here are very nice, you couldn’t wish to meet better people. I look forward to coming every week”.

  • “Move Ahead is such an enjoyable place to be. I try to take part in all the activities. I made a sundial and some other things once and that was great”.

  • “I just love it! I love everything about it! I enjoy the quizes and the company”.

  • “I enjoy socialising with everyone. The painting is excellent and the food is brilliant! The people are so friendly.”

  • “I enjoy coming because it gets me out of my house. It’s like one big happy family, everyone is so friendly. I love to draw and paint, it is so relaxing. Move Ahead can also be a fantastic place to just ‘chill out’ and if you have a problem there is always someone to talk to. The staff are very helpful and always have time and patience, they do a fantastic job”.

  • “Move Ahead means everything to me, it’s like my family. Without them I would be stuck inside my four walls to re-couperate. The staff are so good they all deserve a medal for caring and looking after us”.

  • “Move Ahead is a great day out for me. There are always interesting pictures to paint. The meals are brilliant and the company is good. I really enjoy it”