Advice and Guidance Drop-in every second Friday at Innovations Children’s Centre

North Halifax Partnership along  with Halifax Opportunities Trust are bringing advice and guidance sessions in our Sure Start Children’s centres around employment and applying or jobs, support with applying for universal credit and signposting to specialist services around mental health, debt and much more.

For North and East Halifax, the nearest advice centre is
Innovations Children’s Centre
Cousin La, Cumberland Cl, Halifax HX2 8DQ
t : 01422 248222

Sessions run every 2 weeks on a Friday from 9.00am to 12.30pm
Next Session: Friday 28th October

Similar sessions run in Elland Children’s Centre every second Monday.

For more information contact:
Sanah Asghar
t : 07784240653
e :

Download Information Flyer 

Help from Citizens Advice Bureau to keep warm during winter

‘Want a warmer, cosier home?

Want to waste less money on energy bills?

With high energy prices (soon to get higher) and the imminent possible reduction of Universal Credit, many people are being forced to choose between paying their rent, buying food and keeping warm.

But it’s not just about being comfortable, prolonged cold can aggravate existing serious health conditions such as heart attacks, and strokes and lung conditions, such as COPD and asthma. It can also have a significant impact on mental health and is a known risk factor for suicide.

How can Citizens Advice Calderdale help?

  1. We can run fun energy sessions with local groups, sharing hints and tips on how to reduce waste and save money.

Contact for more information.

  1. We can also give individual help for more complex situations or for those who need extra support.

Call us on 0808 278 7879 to arrange a telephone appointment with our energy advisor.

Or email through our website’


Implementation of Universal Credit information event

The Department for Work and Pensions and Calderdale Council are co-hosting an information event to raise awareness of the implementation of Universal Credit in Calderdale.

Come along and hear about:

  • Who is affected from 27 April 2015
  • What is Universal Credit
  • How it will work
  • The potential challenges faced by local people
  • What support will be available

There will also be an opportunity for questions and networking.

When:  Thursday 21 May 2015
Where: Shay Stadium, Halifax
Time:     2pm – 4pm

Please contact to confirm your attendance.