Useful links - community safety

Advice and information

Citizens advice

A service that gives the public advice on resolving all types of social issues.

Crime statistics annual report for England and Wales

Home Office site that has crime statistics for your local authority area.

Neighbourhood watch

A national association which works closely with the Police with the aim of reducing crime and the fear of crime.

Police UK

The local crime, policing and criminal justice website for England and Wales.

Victim support

Victim Support is an independent charity which helps the victims of crime.

West Yorkshire Trading Standards

West Yorkshire Trading Standards provides help and advice for consumers and businesses in West Yorkshire.


WomenCentre offers free, confidential, impartial advice and counselling on all domestic issues.

Business crime / advice

Mid-Yorkshire chamber of commerce

The Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MYCCI) covers Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield. It offers advice and support to local businesses.

Crime reduction

British transport police

Contact details for the British Transport Police and advice on safe travel on the railways.

Designing Out Crime Association

The Design Out Crime Association (DOCA) provides a forum to promote safer communities and improve the quality of life.

West Yorkshire police

Contact details, crime prevention advice and local crime information can be found on this site from West Yorkshire Police.


The Home Office Crime Reduction Site offers national guidance and research documents.


The Crimestoppers charity works to prevent, solve and reduce crime.

British Parking Association

Information and guidance for parking operators and other professionals wishing to join the Safer Parking Scheme.

Government Agencies

Home Office

The Home Office works to builds a safe, just and tolerant society. It puts protection of the public at the heart of everything it does.

Housing, design and environment

Pennine Housing 2000

Pennine Housing 2000 is Calderdale's largest Registered Social Landlord.

Placemaking Resource

This regeneration and renewal publication gives the most up to date information available in it's field.