Free Winter Care Packs available to support vulnerable individuals

A number of free winter care packs are available to Calderdale organisations supporting vulnerable individuals. The packs include some essential items to support those most in need during the cold months.To register your interest, please email the required quantities to info@cvac.org.uk Collection from VAC Resource Centre, Hall St Halifax HX1 5AY

Partnership invests £1million to help keep thousands of people warm

West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership (WY HCP) is investing £1millon to help keep people warm this winter, so they can live a long, healthy life. The funding will support affordable warmth by increasing low-income households’ energy efficiency rating, giving advice on reducing their energy bills, and helping people access additional support they are entitled … Continue reading Partnership invests £1million to help keep thousands of people warm

VSI Alliance Winter Directory of support services 2021/22

This directory is full of information about the diverse range of help and services available from the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector that can support you to have a safe, supported Winter. Find help on: Mental Health Physical Health VSI Volunteer Hub Loneliness Food Support Specialist Support The directory includes places where you … Continue reading VSI Alliance Winter Directory of support services 2021/22

Together we can protect each other and stay well this winter

Find full story at the WYPartnership website   West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership (WY HCP) is all set to run an area wide ‘Together We Can’ campaign this winter. The campaign started in Calderdale and Kirklees is being rolled out across West Yorkshire to help people access health and care services at the right … Continue reading Together we can protect each other and stay well this winter

Join the fun this winter and enjoy a Healthy Holiday!

This Winter, during the December school holidays, children and young people across Calderdale who are eligible for free school meals are getting the chance to access free holiday club places through our Healthy Holidays Calderdale programme. The scheme provides enjoyable activities and nutritious meals for primary and secondary school-aged children who are eligible for benefits-related … Continue reading Join the fun this winter and enjoy a Healthy Holiday!

Household support fund grants by December 2nd

Are you a Not-for-profit organisation who are supporting people and families who are vulnerable and are facing hardship this Winter? The Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) has provided councils with funds to offer direct support to households facing hardship this Winter. These grants are for organisations who help people keep warm, clean, and fed … Continue reading Household support fund grants by December 2nd

Winter Payments Available for Families in Need

Message from Calderdale Council: The government recently announced a package of extra targeted financial support for those families most in need across England for the cost of food, energy and water bills and other associated costs. Read the Government announcement on Gov.UK here We have contacted all families in Calderdale that are eligible, either by … Continue reading Winter Payments Available for Families in Need