Tag Archives: Support

Lloyds Enable: Settled Futures Project

The Lloyds Bank Foundation has awarded DART (Disability Advice Resource Team) a grant to run a small pilot project. From June 2017 they will provide a holistic support service for people over the age of 65 who are facing upheaval … Continue reading

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Pop in to No. 42 for a better life

A new way of providing adult social care is launching in Calderdale to boost the health and wellbeing of local residents. Continue reading

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Lead the Way to a New You – Support service in Ovenden

Lead the Way is a community based advice and support service for adults with learning disabilities living in Calderdale and also helps people to stay healthy and independent in their own community. Lead the Way offers advice and information in ways … Continue reading

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Parent carer reps needed – could you help?

As you may know, part of the work of Family Voice Calderdale is to provide parent carer representatives to attend various meetings organised by Calderdale Council on the theme of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. These reps are there to … Continue reading

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Budding hairdressers train to ‘know the risks’

Budding hairdressers and beauticians have been taking part in training to help them give friendly advice to future customers, promoting healthy lifestyles. As part of work done around Alcohol Awareness Week, Calderdale Council held briefings with students at Calderdale College … Continue reading

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Calderdale armed forces veteran network is up and running

“Veterans helping veterans”- providing comradeship and support in a safe environment. That’s the motto of the new Calderdale Armed Forces Veterans Network which meets weekly in the Victoria Theatre in Halifax. South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is part … Continue reading

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Let’s be clear on Domestic Abuse!

Today is White Ribbon Day and International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. On average, those experiencing domestic abuse live with it for 2 to 3 years without seeking help The Domestic Abuse Strategic Board launched the Let’s Be … Continue reading

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Healthy Minds Courses, Workshops, Activities and Groups

Healthy Minds will be running a variety of recovery and support courses and workshops throughout Autumn – Winter 2016-2017. Click here to see upcoming activities The aim is to provide participants with an opportunity to gain insight, self-understanding and skills … Continue reading

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Orange Box Needs Your Vote to Secure Vital Funding

Orange Box is calling for the support of the local community to help win funding as part of the Aviva Community Fund 2016. The centre is relying on votes to increase the chances of winning funding of up to £25,000 which will … Continue reading

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Are you eligible for financial support?

Calderdale Council is reminding residents that they may be eligible for financial support if they are struggling to keep up with payments of rent. The Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) scheme is an emergency fund which provides financial assistance whilst allowing … Continue reading

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FREE one to one Support & Advice for groups in Calderdale

Community, voluntary and not for profit groups in Calderdale can get FREE one to one support & advice from Sector Support Calderdaleon Wednesday 21 September at Illingworth Fire Station or Monday 26 September at King Cross Fire Station. Book an … Continue reading

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Mental health support for perinatal women

Perinatal women across Calderdale and Kirklees will now have easy access to information on how to get help for mental health issues that present themselves during pregnancy and after their baby is born. The perinatal period is a uniquely stressful … Continue reading

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Well Aware! 6 Week Day Time Course – FREE!

Well Aware is a FREE recovery course developed and delivered by workers and volunteers with lived experience of mental distress and uses a peer support model. Starts Wednesday 14 September 2016 – 12.30pm to 3pm At Hebden Bridge Town Hall, St George’s … Continue reading

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C&K Careers offers benefits advice and more to young people and adults aged 16+

C&K Careers Centre in Halifax is open to both young people and adults over the age of 16 and offers one-to-one Careers Guidance help with job, apprenticeship, course and training applications help dealing with redundancy benefits advice advice on setting up your … Continue reading

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‘Start Your Own Business’ Drop In Sessions – September 2016

Can’t find a job or ever wondered how you could become self-employed/ start your own business but don’t know where to start or who to contact? Why not check out the FREE monthly drop in sessions run by Eric Binns … Continue reading

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Man to be buried alive to raise awareness of addiction

John Edwards is going to be burying himself alive for 3 days to raise awareness of drug & alcohol addiction having spent 20 years of his life as a drug and alcohol addict. Friday 22 July – 8pm At The Threeways Centre, Nursery Lane, Ovenden … Continue reading

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Talent Match in Calderdale for 18 to 24 year olds

Talent Match is targeting young people who are furthest from the jobs market, including those who are completely outside of the benefits, work and training system and facing severe barriers to gaining the skills they need to get into work. … Continue reading

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FREE diabetes course at Queens Road Neighbourhood Centre

Do you have type 2 diabetes? Learn about up-to-date treatments & management of diabetes and have the opportunity to explore and address concerns that you may have. Starts Wednesday 27 July – 10am to 12.30pm (Ladies) / 1pm to 3.30pm (men) … Continue reading

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Take Me On! Training and Apprenticeship Showcase Event

Aged 16 – 19, unemployed, just left school or college and want to heck out local job vacancies or find out more about apprenticeships? Then go along to the Take Me On Training and Apprenticeship Showcase Event. Thursday 14 July – 1pm to 3pm At Halifax … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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