Staying Well attended the Healthy Minds “New Year New Us”

Some of the staff at Staying Well attended the Healthy Minds New Year New Us event on Friday 27th January where they spoke to staff, met with volunteers, networked with a range of other services and found out lots of new information on what Healthy Minds now offer!

Greener Together short walks for women in 2023. Connect with the environment, meet new people.

Greener Together will deliver further Sustainability Workshops and Walks for Women from the WomenCentre in Halifax starting January.

Sustainability Workshops 

Information on Workshops 2023 (PDF)
 
The team will be delivering short walks, taster sessions and short courses aimed at advising women who may be on limited incomes, how to approach living more sustainably. They will be introducing sustainability and making it more relevant on a day-to-day basis, looking at reducing costs, sustainable shopping and saving energy in the home amongst other approaches. Environmentally friendly goodies will be given out at each session!

The Sustainability courses are running January-February and February-March 2023.

Next 4 week Workshop starting 20th February

Walks for Women

Information on Walks 2023 (PDF)
 
Short, weekly lead Walks for Women starting Thursday 12th of January 2023 from the WomenCentre. 
These are short walks with the emphasis being very much on meeting new people, re-connecting with the environment, reducing social isolation, improving health, exploring the green spaces of Halifax and introducing women to the range of activities at The Outback Community garden and the services of the Women’s Centre. We will be walking at a relaxed pace; tailored to individuals. 

Free short 1,5hrs walks for women this winter

Continuing through to March 2023, there will be short walks with the emphasis being very much on meeting new people, re-connecting with the environment, improving health, exploring the green spaces of Halifax and introducing women to the range of activities at The Outback Community garden.

The walks will be at a relaxed pace, tailored to individuals.

Please call the WomenCentre for more Information and to book your place: 01422 386500

All walks start from WomenCentre, 23 Silver Street, Halifax, HX1 1JN

Staying Warm with Staying Well March 1st at Illingworth Methodist Church

Staying Well Calderdale is holding another Staying Warm with Staying Well event at Illingworth Moor Methodist Church on

Wednesday 1st March 2023 from 11.30am to 2.30pm

Come to our friendly community gathering, enjoy a warm drink and lunch, including a main and cake!

We will share tips on keeping warm, healthy and save money in your home.

Local organisations will come along and share useful advice with you.

The event is free of charge, feel free to come along for some or all of it. No need to book, just drop in.

For more information contact Craig on Tel: 07759 364916 or
craig.watson@calderdale.gov.uk

Illingworth Moor Methodist Church, Keighley Rd, Halifax HX2 9LL
w : https://www.illingworthmoor.org.uk/
f : https://www.facebook.com/illingworthmoormethodist/

Support for all dealing with domestic abuse from Calderdale Staying Safe

Calderdale Staying Safe is here for any individual aged 16+ who experience domestic or relationship abuse.

Our service is free and confidential, regardless of sexual orientation, gender, disability, religion or ethnic origin.

A diverse, experienced and skilled staff of female and male advisers is here to listen and where necessary, signpost you to the right organisations.

If English isn’t your first language, we may have advisers who can speak your language or access a team of interpreters.

You do not have to suffer in silence

The service is open to female and male victims as well as members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Men can call 01422 323339 to make an appointment with a male victim support worker and can arrange a suitable venue at that time.

We know that is can be difficult for male victims to ask for support  but please reach out if you need help.”

For more information or to make an appointment please call us.

Calls are answered between 9am & 5pm. There is a voicemail facility to leave a message at other times.

 

Free Drop In sessions for Women every Wednesday 10-12noon at the Women Centre

 

These drop-in sessions focus on:

  • Domestic abuse support
  • Safety advice
  • Link to legal advice

VENUE : WomenCentre 23 Silver Street, Halifax, HX1 1JN

Please note: WomenCentre is a female only space.

Calderdale Staying Safe, Women Making Changes and Calderdale Counselling Team

Telephone: 01422 323339 

CREW Heart Support guided walks for wellbeing

CREW walk Colden

CREW walk in Colden

CREW Heart support are back with their guided walking groups of about 5 miles (over 2 hours) to help improve your physical health and mental wellbeing.

CREW Heart Support guided walks January – March 2023

The walks take place around Calderdale and are graded according to difficulty and accessibility.

All walks are guided. Please wear weather appropriate clothing and shoes.

Join and give yourself the opportunity for gentle exercise, socialising and enjoying the outdoors in a safe, friendly environment.

When attending the walks you will be asked to fill out a membership form and a disclaimer. You can request a paper copy or download the PDF from their website and bring it with you already filled out.

CREW Heart Support guided walks January – March 2023

New Year New Us – Healthy Minds Winter Taster Fayre – January 27th

Healthy Minds Calderdale are excited to invite you in their open day, where they want to introduce you to all their amazing services!

Come chat with our volunteers and staff about what our NEW Warm Space Drop Ins, Volunteer-Led groups and Befriending Service can offer you or the people you work with.Enjoy some warming food and drink and take part in yoga, mindfulness, allotment and arts & crafts taster sessions.

You can also learn about our other fabulous projects, like:

  • Safespace – One-to-one support for anyone in distress (Ages 16+)
  • Link – Intensive support for people ‘stuck’ in a crisis loop
  • & Welfare Rights

Drop in anytime from 10am – 1pm on Friday, 27 January.

Yoga sessions will start at 10:30am and 11:30am; Welfare Rights service information talk at 12:30pm.

The event will be held at our main office: 1 King Street, Halifax, HX1 1SR.

This is a unique opportunity for professionals to gain first-hand insight into our holistic mental health provision, services and activities so that you understand what patients and service users experience when referred to Healthy Minds. 

In particular, you can learn about:

  • Our new, volunteer-led Peer Support programme

  • Warm space drop-ins

  • Like Minds befriending service

  • Safespace – One-to-one support for anyone in distress (Ages 16+)

  • Link – Intensive support for people ‘stuck’ in a crisis loop

  • Welfare Rights
  • & more!

Find a Warm Space near you in Calderdale

One of the ways Calderdale community is trying to help with the current cost of living crisis is by running Warm Spaces.

Warm Spaces are initiatives where a company, group or organisation open their centre to the residents of their community, offering a place for them to stay warm and where possible, have a warm drink, enjoy a chat, even engage in activities.

The link will take you to Calderdale Council’s Directory for Warm Spaces in the Calderdale Area.

Warm Spaces Directory – Calderdale

All the Warm Spaces listed are registered with Calderdale Council.

Does your organisation provide a Warm Space service? You can register your details through this portal and ensure your local community is aware of it.

The page has links for nationwide Warm Space directories and searching facilities as well.