Useful Links

Useful Links

  • Calderdale Council – Local information, advice and services information
  • Direct.gov – Contains links to everything from Jobseekers to online calculators to working out your benefits. Pages dealing directly with homelessness can be found at https://www.gov.uk/emergency-housing-if-homeless.
  • Together Group is the local social housing company that works with Calderdale Council
  • Keychoice is the website for registration and monitoring your housing bids.
  • Other social housing partners in the region can be found on the Calderdale Council’s website. https://www.calderdale.gov.uk/v2/residents/housing/find-home
  • Shelter England are a homeless organisation that has lots of advice and guidance
  • Citizens’ Advice Bureau offers generalist and specialist advice in debt, housing and benefits for walk in clients
  • Women’s Centre works to improve the quality of life for women both locally and nationally dealing with women’s issues and women’s lives
  • Samaritans offer emotional support for anyone in crisis. Tel: 08457 90 90 90
  • Healthy Minds is Calderdale’s only independent, service user led, mental health charity
  • The Basement Recovery Project is an independent, community based organisation offering support to those with addiction to alcohol or drugs
  • Project Colt supports people towards healthy addiction free lifestyles and provides reasonably priced furniture as well as moving and disposal services for furniture
  • JobcentrePlus for those seeking work or support with benefits
  • VSI Alliance gives opportunities, advice and training in every aspect of volunteering
  • Police – For details of who is policing your area. Dial 101 for non-emergency calls
  • Recovery steps – Drug and Alcohol recovery advice
  • Fusion Housing – Housing support for Kirklees residents.
  • Happy Days – community and social enterprise support for the homeless
  • West Yorkshire Finding Independence (WY-FI) – A partnership of 7 organisations across West Yorkshire to strengthen support to those with multiple and complex needs
  • Christians Together – Serving the community of Calderdale. Probably best known for the Food and Support drop in
  • Calderdale Council Adults and Children’s services – Ensuring that individuals and their families and carers get the personal support, advice and information they need the information that they need
  • The Gathering Place – Running lots of different projects, all of which have at their core, a heart to serve and support the vulnerable people in the local community
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