Disability Support Calderdale – Looking for Volunteers

Disability Support Calderdale is running seated fitness sessions for older people at Elland and Ovenden and is looking for volunteers who have an interest in fitness and exercise.

Volunteers must want to help other people and give them the best experience.

There is a qualified fitness instructor who is running the sessions.

This is a good learning opportunity for those who want to be involved in the fitness field.

For more information, please contact David Naylor on 01422 353613 or email: dsmain@hotmail.co.uk

Circuit Training for Adults in Lee Mount

Disability Support Calderdale are running a series of pilot circuit sessions for adults with disabilities and long-term health conditions.

Each session will last for approximately 45 minutes with a warm up and cool down. There will be a charge of £1 for each session and free refreshments available.

Sessions will take place from 2.30pm to 3.30pm on the following dates’

  • Wednesday 1 February 2017
  • Wednesday 15 February
  • Wednesday 1 March
  • Wednesday 15 March
  • Wednesday 29 March

The sessions will be held at at Lee Mount Baptist Church, Melbourne Street, Halifax.

For further information please contact 01422 353613 /07990 833521 / 07772 582817 or email dsmain@hotmail.co.uk

Fitness sessions in Lee Mount for young people under 25

Disability Support Calderdale are running  circuit training sessions for young people with disabilities and long term health conditionsfor just £1 per session with refreshments available.

Every Thursday from 19 January – 4pm to 6pm
At Lee Mount Baptist Church, Melbourne Street, Halifax, HX3 5DF.

Each session will last for 45 minutes with a warm up and warm down routine and each participant will have a fitness assessment before starting the sessions.

If you are interested and would like further information please call 07990833521 /07772582817 or 01422-353613.

Carers Rights Day 2016 – FREE Event

Get involved at Carers Rights Day 2016 with Unique Ways including stalls from Disability Support Calderdale, Family Voice Calderdale, Healthy Minds and more.

Friday 25 November 2016 – 10.30am to 1pm
At Threeways Centre, Nursery Lane, Ovenden, Halifax, HX3 5SX

Entry is FREE and lunch included – To book or for more information call 01422 343090 or email hi@uiniqueways.org.uk

The event also includes Pamper Services from Calderdale College and a Mindfulness/ Stress Session from Healthy Minds

Safer Communities Project – Mixenden Drop-in event

Disability Support Calderdale invite you to attend a drop-in event to share your thoughts and information along with asking questions at the afternoon session.

Thursday 27 October 2016 – 1pm to 3pm
At Holy Nativity Church, Sunnybank Road, Mixenden, Halifax HX2 8RX

Disability Support Calderdale is a charity that helps individuals who have been affected by crime around England and Wales and specialist teams help provide information and support people to recover and come to terms with incidents.

Disability Support Calderdale is a third party hate crime reporting centre and hate crime incidents can be reported at:

Disability Support Calderdale, St George’s House, 2 Lilac Street, Lee Mount, Halifax, HX3 5BT

 – Tel: 01422 353613 – Mobile: 07990833521 – email: dsmain@hotmail.co.uk

Hate crime drop in sessions

Disability Support Calderdale are running drop in sessions in North Halifax for people who have been the subject of hate crime.

Wednesday 25 May – 12pm to 2pm
Then every 3rd Wednesday of the month at Illingworrh Moor Methodist Church

The sessions will aim to raise awareness of what hate crime is and support with issues.

For further information call 01422 353613 / 07990 833521

Disability Support Calderdale visit Illingworth Neighbourhood Watch

Disability Support & Illingworth Neighbourhood WatchDisability Support Calderdale is a local organisation that seeks to support and empower people with a disability and long term medical condition that live in Calderdale.

They attended Illingworth Neighbourhood Watch to talk with the group and highlight the new service available for people living in North Halifax which provides information and support to help empower and enable disabled people to make informed choices.

Drop ins at Illingworth Moor Methodist Church will start on Wednesday 25 May 2016 from 12 noon to 2pm

The service is for local people to drop in and get advice on helping people say what they want, promoting social inclusion, equality and also offering a hate reporting service for people with disabilities.

For more information call 01422 353613, email dsmain@hotmail.co.uk or contact St Georges Community Trust Ltd, Lilac Street, lee Mount, HX3 5EB