Volunteer Football Coaches for St Augustine’s Centre

St Augustine’s Centre is looking for volunteer football coaches, can you help?

St Augustine’s Centre (Hanson Lane, Halifax) are looking for volunteers to help them run their football programme.


This programme offers invaluable opportunities to our service users to be active and meet new people.

If you are passionate about football and want to make a difference, then this is the perfect opportunity for you!

For more information visit www.staugustinescentrehalifax.org or call Kim on 07933 838607.

Join St Augustine’s board of trustees

Would you like to join our diverse community, help shape our future and support people seeking sanctuary in Calderdale?

We are looking for 5 new, voluntary Trustees with passion and commitment. We welcome people from a wide range of backgrounds, particularly those with lived experiences of the asylum and refugee system as well as knowledge of other specialist areas including:

  • Human Resources and/or the law
  • Social enterprise/business development
  • Communications or campaigning
  • Fundraising or finance
  • Safeguarding

Being a Trustee at St. Augustine’s involves a minimum of eight hours a month, including 6 Board meetings a year.


Email Su.halliday@staugustinescentrehalifax.org.uk or call
07394 937663 or visit https://cutt.ly/RnVkic1.

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Walk with the Clarke Family and Their Dogs Starting From St. Augustine’s

You’re invited to join the Clarke family and their dogs on walks in 2019!

The Clarke family would like you to join them on their dog walks in the beautiful countryside close to Halifax.

All of the walks will be 2 hours or more with pick up at St. Augustine’s Centre. They will be a great way to keep fit and healthy, and to also help clear your mind.

Start the new year on the right foot! You will need warm clothes, good shoes, and lots of enthusiasm and energy!

Dates for January and February 2019:

  • Saturday 12 January – pick up from St. Augustine’s Centre at 12:00pm. Drop off at around 3pm
  • Sunday 20 January – pick up from St. Augustine’s Centre at 10:30am for a local 3 hour walk
  • Sunday 3 February – pick up at 10:30am for a 3 hour walk.

The maximum number of people will be 10. If you would like to go you must be ready and prompt for pick up.

Contact Nikki or Becky for more information.

Also, catch up on what’s happening at the Centre in January;

Sensory Play at St. Augustine’s

Looking for something to do with the kids? Join Grow Big at St. Augustine’s Centre on Tuesday 7 August, 11:15am-2:30pm.

Learn about the benefits of sensory play and join in the fun!

Christmas Concert at Halifax Town Hall

On 15 December at 7:00pm there will be a Christmas Concert fundraiser for the Mayor’s Charity, St. Augustine’s Centre featuring Breakaway Brass, Warley Road School Glee Club, St Hilda’s Church Choir and a Soloist.

Tickets £6, available from Halifax Town Hall.

For more information call 01422 393022 or visit www.staugustinescentrehalifax.org.uk

Dance Your Socks Off to Start Refugee Week!

To start off Refugees Week 19 – 25 June St Augustine’s have organised a ‘Dance Your Socks Off’  kind of evening on Friday 16 June 19:30 – 23:00 at Pellon Social Club, Moor End Road, Halifax.

The fantastic Peace Works band will be playing at this Ceilidh in aid of St Augustine’s Centre! There will be food, a raffle, stalls as well as dancing and an all round fantastic atmosphere!
£8.00 adults, £5.00 concessions and £15.00 for families.

Tickets available on the door or from St Augustine’s by telephoning 01422 352492.

This event will kick start Refugee Week celebrations and will form part of The Great Get Together (More In Common)

Refugee Crisis FREE training – let’s get things clear!

Do you want to get to grips with the refugee crisis and the impact it’s having in Calderdale? Do you know the difference between an asylum seeker and refugee, what rights they have, and what barriers they face?

Find out on Monday 10 October – 1pm to 3pm
At St. Augustine’s Centre, Hanson Lane, Halifax, HX1 5PG

This free session will give an overview of events, explain terminology, look at case studies, and more importantly explain what is happening on our doorstep and explore how you and your organisation can get involved.

Call 01422 345174 or email sectorsupport@nbforum.org.uk to book a place.