Type of property
Whitwood House is a close-knit home offering 24-hour residential care support for up to 16 adults.
We support people to improve their communication skills, to develop independence and to integrate with the local community. Our aim is that they progress to a point where they can move on to a supported living setting, or even independent living in the community.
Skilled and caring staff are our greatest asset at Whitwood House and are vital in providing and maintaining our excellent quality of service. We invest a great deal of time and resources in training our staff, enabling them to provide the highest standard of care in this specialist setting.
Valued in your community
Whitwood House is located in Whitwood in Castleford. It has cafes, pubs, restaurants, shops and a post office. Diggerland Yorkshire theme park is close by too. For people who like to stay active, Potential Gym provides year-round access to a gym, or there are beautiful walks in the surrounding countryside.
Castleford town centre offers larger amenities including high-street banks, Junction 32 shopping outlet, Funstation Xscape Yorkshire which has crazy golf, bowling and laser quest, a Cineworld cinema, Snozone Yorkshire for Skiing, the Phoenix Theatre, and Carlton Lanes Shopping Centre.
People also like going to Leeds, which offers museums, Leeds Grand Theatre, The Emmerdale Studio Experience, Leeds Trinity Shopping Centre, a Vue Cinema, and a Go-karting track.
Living at this service
Registered to provide support to adults with a primary diagnosis of a learning disability and/or autism, we have proven experience in reducing and replacing challenging behaviours, enabling people to learn new skills, become more confident and move on into supported living or independent living in the community.
“Whitwood House is a special, happy place. The support team are friendly and committed and the people living here are treated like family. Everyone is supported to do whatever they love. People love socialising here and often eat meals together”.
Manager, Whitwood House