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ACE Education Advice CIC

Description: Their information is based on current education law and guidance and covers state funded education for children aged 5-16 years in England only. Their advice and information aims to give parents up to date knowledge of law and guidance as well as practical and tactical advice on how to work with their child's school to resolve any concerns. Their advice covers a wide range of educational issues.


Active Social Care Limited (HX2 8DB)

Description: Active is a dynamic social care company offering a diverse range of services to individuals and organisations with a variety of needs. There is a large, clean soft play gym, interactive equipment, rope bridge, 2 slides, 3 ball pools, toddler area and ball pool, café area, multisensory room, changing room with profiling bed and hoist, large car park. Registered with CQC and Ofsted to provide care across a range of settings. Childcare available at weekends and during school holidays at our soft play gym. Telephone for enquiries. Children's parties £100 for exclusive use of the soft play gym (2hours), party pack (optional) £1; kitchen uses and multisensory room hire available. Drop in `Stay and Play sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.30-3.30pm Term Time only for children and families. Weekend Club and School Holiday Clubs available.


Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees (HX1 1RJ)

Description: For people age 50+ years. Promotes the wellbeing of all older people in Calderdale & Kirklees, recognising their right to independence, fulfilment, dignity and choice, working with them, and their carers, to help make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience. Provides support, advice, information and advocacy for older people and their carers. Social activities, day care services, after hospital care, welfare benefits service, befriending, shopping and cleaning service, handyman service, Shopmobility service and sales of mobility and living aids. Legal and financial advice given.


All Saints Church Parent & Toddler Group

Description: Parent and Toddler Group. Runs term time only. These groups are open to all parents with under 5's. It's a great place to make friends and support each other - while your children have fun!


Alzheimer's Society - Calderdale and District branch (HX1 1BE)

Description: Offer support to people of all ages across Calderdale who are affected by all types of dementia as well as their family, friends and carers. Dementia can affect anyone of any age from any part of the community. We offer information and advice in a safe confidential setting. Social events and the opportunity to meet people in a similar situation are also on offer. National Helpline is 0845 300 0336. Daffodil Café runs on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Maurice Jagger Centre, Halifax between 2pm and 4pm. A social group for those affected by dementia and their carers. Conerstone Café runs at the Civic Hall, Bradford Road, Brighouse every second and fourth Wednesday between 2pm and 4pm. Happy Café runs at Hebden Bridge Town Hall every second and fourth Friday between 10.30am and 12.30pm. Carers' Support group runs every third Thursday at 4th floor, 39-41 Commercial Street, Halifax, HX1 1BE between 1.00pm and 3.00pm. Carers' Support group runs every first Friday at Hebden Bridge Town Hall every first Friday between 10.30am and 12.00pm. Living with Dementia groups run every week on a Monday at Commercial Street between 10.30am and 12.00pm and every first and third Friday at Hebden Bridge Town Hall between 10.30am and 12.00pm. The Halifax Evening Group takes place at Commercial Street every fourth Thursday between 6.00pm and 7.00pm. Call 01422 352789 if you would like more information on any of the groups.


Arthritis Care - Halifax (HX1 1UZ)

Description: The group meets on the third Monday of every month and is open to anyone living with Arthritis, their partners, family and carers. Arthritis Care currently run six different courses for pain management. There is no charge for these courses either to members or non members. Arthritis Care also has a young persons forum for all the young people who are affected by it. To find out more contact Arthritis Care Regional Office on 01924 882150.


Ash Green Children's Centre (HX2 8RX)

Description: The Children's Centre provides outstanding day care for children under the age of 5 years old and ensures the best learning environment and the highest expectations for children's long life-learning, achievement and happiness. The centre is community driven and works in partnership with a wide range of individuals, schools and agencies to provide a one-stop shop to health, adult learning, childcare and early education services. Drop in services such as parent and toddler groups, health clinics etc available.


Aspire Volunteer and Mentoring Service (HX1 5DW)

Description: Aspire Volunteer and Mentoring is a person centred service, empowering adults in Calderdale with a disability, physical or sensory impairment, learning difficulty, long term condition, and/or mental health issue, to realise their full potential and work towards achieving their personal goals. The service uses a partnership approach - matching mentors and mentees. the partnership involves listening, questioning and support. Mentoring has learning at its heart. As a mentee, the relationship would be primarily aimed at developing you and your progress. There are also fantastic opportunities for volunteers within the service - a chance to meet new people, make new friends and gain confidence, with a chance to use your individual talents and skills.


Aveta Home Birth Team (HX1 1UN)

Description: The Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust has boosted its maternity services by launching the new Aveta Home Birthing Team. It is a 24 hour team of dedicated home birth midwives. The service provides bespoke support for mums-to-be who want to have their babies at home.


B.A.S.H (HD6 1AQ)

Description: BASH local is a Brighouse based charity but also supports its surrounding areas. We support homeless and vulnerably housed people in the local community via outreach and drop in sessions at the office. For an emergency food parcel call 01484 950506. Foodbank and Support Drop in Services available for anyone in need who has the postcodes HD6 or HX3.


Baby Adventures Stay and Play Group (HX2 9RL)

Description: Stay and Play Group - meet new friends, have fun playing with your baby, get advice and support in a safe and welcoming environment.


Baby and Toddlers

Description: Parent and toddler group with loads of fun; toys/activities vary and cater for all ages. Regular activities include sand or water play (sometimes both), craft activity, baking, imaginative play, dressing up and home corner. During the session, there is snack time and sing song to finish off.


Baby Café - Baby Ballet Centre (HX1 1QG)

Description: Baby café is a network of breastfeeding drop-ins. They aim to offer help and support to breastfeeding mothers at any stage in their breastfeeding journey, regardless of the age of the baby or child and no matter how much breastmilk you are giving. Pregnant women are welcome too, just to come along and find out about breastfeeding. You don't need to have a problem to attend - lots of mums come because they enjoy being in a group with other breastfeeding women chatting about their experiences.


Baby Massage

Description: Learn Baby Massage in the comfort of your own home. This holistic treatment works with the mind, body and spirit of both the child and the person massaging the child. Qualified practitioner can offer support and advice. Charges apply. Can also provide sessions in a home based treatment room in Queensbury, Bradford.


Barkisland Parent and Toddler Group (HX4 0AN)

Description: A very friendly and welcoming group, parents can have a brew and cake whilst the children have a good variety of clean toys to play with.


Better Living Service (HX1 4RG)

Description: Better Living Service offers free support to help you improve your lifestyle such as physical activities and healthy lifestyles courses that are specifically designed for certain groups of people. Fun physical activities include Fitness Bingo, Games, Dance, Yoga, Parachute and chair based exercise Family time includes Rounders, Ultimate Frisbee, family ball games, family fun games, traditional fun games.


Big and Little Explorers at Ash Green Children's Centre (HX2 8SN)

Description: Stay and Play group for children aged 0-4. Messy play, sand and water, musical instruments, healthy snack and more.


Blackshawhead Toddler and Babies Group (HX7 7JY)

Description: Toddler and babies group.


Bookstart Busy Babies (HX1 1UN)

Description: Songs, rhymes and early reading. Sessions also run at Hebden Bridge Library on Mondays between 11.00am - 11.40am and Brighouse Library on Tuesdays between 10.30am and 11.10am.


Bradford Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Survivors Service (BD1 2AY)

Description: Provides free confidential helpline offering support and information; information about police and court proceedings and domestic violence; therapy and counselling provided by qualified and trainee counsellors and therapists; groups for survivors. Jyoti provides specialist services for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) women and girls including help line, face-to-face counselling, outreach counselling; advocacy and support drop-in services and sexual violence awareness workshops. Jyoti currently provides services in English, Mir Puri, Punjabi and Urdu.

Last updated: 27/10/2015