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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.

Box 4 Fitness (HX7 5LR)

Description: We welcome everyone in the community, who wants to train for fitness as well as those interested in amateur boxing as a sport. We're a friendly, supportive club that offers a safe, healthy environment for everyone to train together. Various sessions for all ages and abilities - Please ring for further information.

Brighouse Dyslexia Centre (HD6 3TH)

Description: Supports children and adults and specialises in the assessment of dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia and dysgraphia. Brighouse Dyslexia Centre is building close working relationships with businesses and educational establishments, providing a solution focused approach, assisting organisations to make reasonable adjustments as outlined in the Equality Act 2010.

British Muslim Association Day Centre (HX1 4EJ)

Description: Day service for older males that have general health concerns. The centre provides information and speakers who attend to discuss health issues. Other information around benefits, employment, winter fuels etc provided too, alongside other issues affecting service users. Man above 55 years can feel excluded and isolated in family and community settings. This group allows them to come together and interact in manner that accounts for their religious and cultural needs. A day service for females is offered on Saturdays.

C & K Careers (HX1 1BS)

Description: Education, training and careers advice to help people realise their full potential. One to one careers guidance, training application support, benefits advice for under 18s, Universal JobMatch support, advice on setting up your own business.

Calderdale Adult Learning (HX1 2PS)

Description: A friendly, light, supportive environment with tutors at the top of their game. In every case, they tailor the courses to your needs, as that's the best way for you to achieve your goals. They work with a range of specialist groups and organisations to do that, so you can be sure you're in good hands. For adults with a learning disability, they have a wonderful range of courses that will offer support and guidance at every level. Find us on Facebook:

Calderdale Museums and Arts (HX1 1RE)

Description: The Calderdale Museums and Arts Education team offers an exciting, varied and enjoyable learning programme for schools, community groups and general visitors. Using exhibitions and the Calderdale Collections across five museums, galleries and through outreach that promote hands on learning for life.

Central Library and Archive (HX1 1QG)

Description: Provides both children's and education services in libraries, museums and art galleries for children and their families. Free storytelling and related workshops are offered in a regular basis in libraries including busy Babies, Jolly Tots, Storytots, Tell Tales, Book Crawl. Two free reading games are also available - Ravenous Readers and the Summer Reading Challenge - and a reading clubber - Chatterbooks. In Museums and Art Galleries there are charged workshops during holidays such as Tudor Shibden, and Arts Week in August at the Piece Hall Gallery. A fortnightly Saturday Art club is offered at the Piece Hall. For 2 -15 year olds we have a free film club - Reel Adventures which meets at the Central Library during school holidays.

Children's Therapy Services (HX1 1UB)

Description: As part of the Paediatric Therapy Service, paediatric occupational therapists assess and advise on the activities which the individual child needs to do in their life such as play and going to school. They work closely with families, carers, schools and other agencies to promote the child's development, functional ability and overall independence looking at both physical needs and learning processes.

Citizen's Advice (HX1 2AF)

Description: Citizen's Advice provides advice and support to calderdale residents on a range of matters. Ring the advice line for an initial assessment and advice or where appropriate to arrange an appointment. You can also drop in at the outreaches throughout calderdale.

Early Years & Childcare Sufficiency Team (HX1 1PS)

Description: Free and impartial service for parents and carers aimed at linking them with childcare and early education options in Calderdale. Signposting service for parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-20 looking to access local support groups. Wide range of information leaflets available - please contact us for details. Advice on accessing the early education entitlements for children aged 2-4. Email

Early Years Support Teachers (HX6 2AS)

Description: Specialist support for teachers and support assistants in nursery schools and settings for children with special education needs. The team allocates the Priority Nursery Place provision.

Education Welfare Team (HX1 1TS)

Description: The Education Welfare Service provides a channel of communication between home and school and between parents and the Local Education Authority to ensure that children gain access to, and benefit from educational provision. The team covers school attendance, education at home, exclusions, holidays in term time, child performance and entertainment licences, work permits and employment of children guidelines.

Field Lane Children's Centre (HD6 3JT)

Description: Field Lane Nursery believe that early childhood is the foundation for a child's journey through life. Each stage of development and learning is valued and respected. They endeavour to make choosing childcare a simple process, with parents feeling confident and comfortable to leave their child with a team of qualified and caring childcare professionals. A variety of services aimed at supporting parents and parents to be are available, including parenting support, health services, information services etc.

Halifax Food & Support Drop in (HX1 1YS)

Description: The FSDI is one of the projects run by Christians Together Calderdale ( and are based at The Gathering Place, 1 St James Road, Halifax. HX1 1YS. Their contact number is 01422 647390 and email is The aim of the project is to enable vulnerable people to access a drop in on a weekly basis and collect a free food parcel and gain support and guidance to enable them to move on from their current situation. This will include: people who are experiencing homelessness, destitute asylum seekers, people who suffer from substance misuse and people suffering extreme hardship. The Food & Support Drop In is run by volunteers and they rely on donations to provide food and essentials which they distribute.

Halifax Kumon Centre (HX2 0AD)

Description: Kumon offer individualised after-school study programmes designed to help children of all ages and abilities to progress and fulfil their potential in maths and English. Children work at their own pace, enabling them to develop self-confidence and learning skills that will give them the optimum chance of succeeding in life. Kumon's aim is for every child to become an independent, advanced learner with a positive attitude to study. The Kumon Method of Learning enables children to self learn with Instructor guidance, helping students to take charge of their own learning journey and develop the confidence to strive for their goals and aspirations.

Halifax Opportunities Trust (HX1 5PG)

Description: Halifax Opportunities Trust care passionately about the power of community and working to make vibrant, multi-cultural and self-sustaining communities across Calderdale. The 4 core values they are driven by are; we care, we collaborate, we are enterprising and we are committed. As a registered charity, they have a set of charitable aims that are driven by their values and guide their frontline work. Their charitable aims are: To relieve poverty, To relieve unemployment, To provide education, training & work experience, To provide business support, grants and advice, To provide social and recreational activities, To protect the environment, To provide childcare & family support, To promote community safety and To promote health & wellbeing activities.

Hebden Bridge Camera Club (HX7 7DD)

Description: Hebden Bridge Camera Club is a small club and new members are always welcome. Talks are given by visiting experts and club members on all aspects of still photography covering traditional and digital prints and projected images in both colour and monochrome. If you are a novice wishing to improve your technique, or an experienced photographer prepared to test your ability in competition, why not come along to a friendly welcome.

Illingworth St Mary's Cricket Club (HX2 9ER)

Description: Illingworth Cricket Club has received ECB, Sport England Clubmark and is used by YCB and ECB for promoting good practice in cricket coaching and administration. Two Senior Teams - Saturday: Aire/Wharfe League, Sunday Team - Halifax Sunday League, Junior Teams during the week at evenings. 9s, 11s, 13s, 15s, 17s practices. Call for details of memberships and practice sessions etc.

Last updated: 27/10/2015