Teenage Parent Advice, Referral, Training and Information – Starts today

Age 16-19? Not sure about next steps after baby? Get information on jobs, apprenticeships,
courses, leisure and meet your Careers Adviser with afternoon tea served 2pm to 4pm.

Starts Thursday 30 June (then every Thursday for 4 weeks)
At Halifax Careers Centre, Alexandra Street, Halifax, HX1 1BS

Please call Melissa Bairstow on 07876 898334 – Mary Stanislaus on 07884 868265 – or call 01484 225500 and ask for Halifax Careers Centre if you’d like to go along.

Safer Communities latest newsletter

The Key to SAFER communities latest newsletter for May 2016 includes information on Pension Scams and what to look out for, Online Scams Workshops, and details of National Rogue Trader Week 2016.

Read it all in the latest edition here

Careers Centre offers information and support for all ages

Calderdale & Kirklees Careers Centre, Halifax offers services for both young people aged 16 to 19 as well as adults over the age of 19 including’

  • one-to-one Careers Guidance
  • help with job, apprenticeship, course and training applications
  • benefits advice
  • setting up your own business and much more

Click here for more of what the centre has to offer for both age groups, or visit www.ckcareersonline.org.uk

Weekend Care / Disability Support Calderdale Drop In Session

Disability Support Calderdale are going to be running some drop in sessions in partnership with Weekend Care.

The next one is set for Saturday 23 April at Higgins Close, 1 Savile Park Road, Halifax, HX1 2ES from 11am to 1pm

These are open to all and will be an opportunity for people to discuss or seek help and advice on a range of issues, from benefits and appeals, advocacy work, involvement in accessability issues, signposting to relevant services to housing issues.

Citizens Advice Bureau drop in at Kevin Pearce

Drop in session allowing you to access free, independent and impartial advice from Citizens Advice Bureau staff about a range of matters, including benefits, employment, housing, healthcare, education and much more.

Every Thursday – 10am to 1pm
At Kevin Pearce Children’s Centre Annexe, Ovenden, HX3 5RQ

No appointment necessary just go along. For further information call Diane at Kevin Pearce on 01422 251090.


Money saving ideas at Mixenden Library – FREE session

If you’re fed up of spending so much on your gas and electricity why not come along to a money in your pocket session and get a few ideas on how to save. It’s FREE and impartial, and you could save £200 per year (on average) on gas and electric bills.

Thursday 11 February 2016 – 10am to 11.30am
At Mixenden Library, Mixenden Road, Halifax, HX2 8PU

For information call 07770 125336 or email MAWMoney@womencentre.org.uk

Money Saving at Mixenden Library

What to expect when your new baby arrives

If you are 30 weeks+ then go along to an antenatal workshop where you will receive help to feel confident and reassured about those first few days and weeks after your baby has arrived.

Friday 29 January – 10am to 11.30am
At Illingworth Community Children’s Centre

Being pregnant (especially for the first time) can be extremely exciting and a very happy time as you prepare for your new arrival. However, it can also feel daunting at times and a little overwhelming as you realise the idea of bringing your child home for the first time.

For more information please call Illingworth Children’s Centre on 01422 243633.