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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:

If you, or someone you know, is in crisis and needs help immediately go to  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




Huddersfield Samaritans

Support if you’re struggling to cope or need someone to talk to.

Freephone: 116 123

Telephone: 0330 094 5717



Huddersfield Mission

Ongoing support & referrals to the Mission (E.g. Emergency Food, Benefits Advice, Housing Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing).

Telephone: 01484 421461



Money help

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)


Community Plus

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.

Referral Form: 


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:


The Bread and Butter Thing (TBBT):

Available to local residents. (Rawthorpe and Dalton Library every Monday at 2pm)

Sign up: 


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.

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