A charity which provides free support to former coal miners and their families are continuing to provide its personal welfare services to DAMHA residents during the Covid-19 outbreak.
The Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation (CISWO) is also accepting referrals from individuals themselves, family members and other agencies.
The charity’s free and confidential service includes:
CISWO’s support is available to former mineworkers, partners, widows and any dependent children or adult dependents with a disability. It has also extended its services to those in its client group most in need, particularly those who are self-isolating and have limited local support and can provide access to essential shopping and prescription collection in some areas.
DAMHA residents can contact the local CISWO office for more information. The address is
CISWO, North England, Thornycroft Centre, Halfpenny Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4AY. Telephone 01977 703 384 or email CISWO.