Christmas, for some families is a time of celebration, but unfortunately for some the expectations of being there to provide and support can make Christmas a challenging time. Don’t forget the Samaritans are always there to help you and can be contacted though our link.
Calderdale Staying Safe, the Domestic Abuse Support Service has released a flyer that can be downloaded here and printed to give the latest information on how to contact them, 01422 323339 Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm. The leaflet also includes the out of hours number.
There are also leaflets in different languages
In an emergency, call 999 or to report an incident to the Police, please call 101.
Staying Safe has a skilled, experienced and diverse staff team who speak other languages or will make every effort to find language support through interpreters.
This is a free and confidential service to anyone aged 16 and above, who has been affected by domestic abuse and who lives in Calderdale.
Support is available to people regardless of their sexuality, gender, disability, religion or ethnic origin.
Support is also available for children 5 years and above, who have been affected by domestic abuse.
There are dedicated male and female support workers.
The latest outreach sessions are;
Todmorden Community College, Burnley Rd, Todmorden OL14 7BX
(1st & 3rd Thursday every month 10:00am-12:00pm)
Innovations Children’s Centre, Cousin Lane, Ovenden, HX2 8DQ
(2nd & 4th Thursday every month 10:00am-12:00pm)
13/12/18 (No drop in 27/12/18)
Queen’s Road Neighbourhood Centre, Queens Rd, HX1 4NE
Monthly drop-in on 1st Tues of the month 9:30am–11:30am (No drop in 01/01/2019)
Download the Calderdale Staying Safe Flyer.