Registering a birth
Family support services
This on-line directory provides access
to information about a wide range of
local services for children and young
people and their families living in Calderdale.
For information on childcare and
early years education funding
Calderdale Early years and Childcare Team
Contacting your local Locala Health Visitor
or phone 030 0304 5076.
Contacting your local Maternity Services
Community Midwife Hub
Calderdale Breastfeeding Peer Support
Breastfeeding Support in Halifax and Huddersfield.
Calderdale Portage and Early
Years Support Teacher Team
This service supports the needs of
children in their home or early
education setting. 01422 392579
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
Local Offer If your child has special educational
needs or disabilities the Local Offer is
a central hub to provide information,
advice, guidance and support.
Calderdale Parent and Carers (CPC)
A parent led organisation that provides
support and delivers a range of free or
subsidised services to help you as the
parent(s) or carers of disabled children
or children with additional needs to
achieve the best possible outcomes.
Healthy Lifestyles Support
Better Living Team
The Better living service offers physical
activities and healthy lifestyles courses
that are specifically designed to support
people achieve a healthier lifestyle.
The local watchdog for health and
social care services used by you, your
children and people you care for.
We provide information and advice,
signposting to other services, and an
independent health complaints
Use our website to leave reviews of
services whether you have had a
positive experience or there is room
If we find there is a serious issue, or
one affecting a number of people, we
can investigate and help to make
Branching Out is a confidential alcohol, drug and tobacco service provided by DISC (Developing Initiative for Support in the Community). It is for all young people under 21 in Calderdale.
Calderdale Recovery Steps
Calderdale Recovery Steps is the new
service that delivers drug and alcohol
treatment services across Calderdale
supporting people aged 18 and over.
Yorkshire Smokefree Calderdale
Practical advice from our specialist advisors.
Access to medication to help you stop smoking.
Free group sessions in Calderdale.
Specialist support for pregnant ladies.
Clinics run at Halifax Central Library and videos,
St Paul's Methodist Church in
Sowerby Bridge, Noah's Ark Centre in
Ovenden and at the Laura Mitchell Centre.
0330 660 1166 (free from most mobiles)
Calderdale Safeguarding Board
If you are worried a child or young
person is being abused.
01422 393336 multi-agency screening
For out of hours concerns please call
the Emergency Duty Team on
Calderdale Domestic Violence Unit
- non emergency
Non emergency helpline for people
experiencing domestic violence.
01422 337041 (office hours)
Dial 101 to report an incident.
AASRA Asian Women's refuge 24-hour
refuge accommodation 01484 400479
Calderdale Staying Safe
01422 323339 ( office hours)
Victim Support West Yorkshire
An independent charity, who work
supporting people affected by crime or
traumatic events. The support is free,
confidential and tailored to your needs.
0300 303 1971
Staying Safe Service Out of Hours Phone Support
Tel: 07590 884206.
Service available at the following times:
Thursday & Friday evenings (5.00pm until 10.00pm)
Saturday day (9.00am until 5.00pm)
Sunday day ( 9.00am until 5.00pm )
Calderdale Women’s Refuge
24-hour refuge accommodation. This is
a refuge for women and children who
are fleeing from or are at risk from