Support in the Community
A number of local providers offer support:
Emergency Help: Local Welfare Provision Team (LWP)
Helping vulnerable people in short-term crisis with food and essential items (e.g. food parcels, welfare benefits advice, debt advice, employment advice and more).
Telephone: 01484 414782 (10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday excluding Bank Holidays)
Your Health and Wellbeing
As well as being festive, Christmas can be a stressful time so if you want to improve your mental health and wellbeing in the New Year click on this link to find local organisations that can help: https://bit.ly/WTBLeaflet2022.
If you, or someone you know, is in crisis and needs help immediately go to http://www.southwestyorkshire.nhs.uk/service-users-andcarers/in-crisis/ or call the SPA team on 0800 183 0558.
ICAFS: Dalton, Newsome and Almondbury Ward Residents
Do you need FREE, confidential money advice. If you’re living in Dalton, Newsome or Almondbury wards and are aged 16+ (e.g. Universal Credit/Benefits, Housing Benefits, Household Heating Grants) and lots more.
Telephone/WhatsApp: 07842 344832 or 01274 315091
Support if you’re struggling to cope or need someone to talk to.
Freephone: 116 123
Telephone: 0330 094 5717
Ongoing support & referrals to the Mission (E.g. Emergency Food, Benefits Advice, Housing Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing).
Telephone: 01484 421461
If a lender is operating illegally, it’s likely your loan could be written off. Find out what to do if you or someone you know owes money to a loan shark:
Telephone: 0300 555 2222
Calls are confidential and lines are open 24/7
Text: The lender’s details to 07860 022116
45 Christmas Money Saving Tips!
There are sackfuls of things you can do now to reduce the financial stress and avoid being skint in January.
Krysallis: Harmful Gambling Support
Telephone: 01423 857939
Uniform Exchange: Free School Uniforms
Telephone: 07955 724789
Housing & Homelessness
Telephone: 01484 221350
Domestic Abuse Helpline
Pennine Domestic Abuse Partnership 24-hour helpline.
Telephone: 0800 052 7222 (24hr Helpline)
The Welcome Centre
Crisis support for anyone in Huddersfield struggling to pay for essentials including food and toiletries.
Telephone: 01484 515086 (9.30am to 4.30pm)
Can help you; reduce loneliness, build your confidence, connect you to groups and activities in your local area.
Telephone: 01484 225224
Cost of Living Support
If you’re worried about rising household costs, help is
available. For advice or support with energy bills, food
bills and making sure you’re claiming all you’re entitled to.
Dalton Together Emergency Food Bank (Dalton Ward):
Based at Greenfields Family Centre portacabin.
Mobile: 07873 546533 (Available Mon, Wed, Fri)
Kirklees in Recovery: Recovery from addiction, help and support.
Open to anyone who is interested in all aspects of recovery from a drink or drug problem.
To find out more, and contact the team visit… Website: https://kirkleesinrecovery.com/
The Bread and Butter Thing (TBBT):
Available to local residents. (Rawthorpe and Dalton Library every Monday at 2pm)
SMASH Food Share Almondbury Ward:
SMASH Food Share on Friday’s 9.30am to 12.00pm.
Please drop in at St Michaels and St Helens Church, Fleminghouse Lane, Almondbury.