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As a partnership of eight specialist organisations, we have access to a large number of resources which may be relevant to you....
Explore our Directory below to get started:
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General Government Support
The best place to find government services and information. Useful information can be found on this site such as childcare entitlements and eligibility to certain benefits etc.
A free and anonymous benefits calculator checks what benefit support you could be entitled to. This will give you an estimate of:
the benefits you could receive
how much your benefit payments could be
how your benefits will be affected if you start work or increase your hours
how your benefits will be affected if your circumstances change - for example, if you have a child or move in with your partner
Money Buddies help people to get free legal debt advice, and could halt bailiff, energy disconnection and court action.
Money Buddies could save you money on your bills, maximise your income, develop budgets, complete financial statements for creditors, negotiate with people you owe money to, help you switch utility suppliers, apply for grants such as Yorkshire Water Community Trust, Charis Grants and Discretionary Housing Payments.
Citizens Advice offer a wide range of support, such as:
Debt and Money
Law and courts
Citizens Advice can also assist with the likes of PIP forms etc.
Call: 0808 278 7896
Location: Huddersfield, Brook St & Dewsbury, Wakefield Old Road
Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre
Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre provides access to justice for people in Kirklees and surrounding areas by offering a high quality social welfare advice service. It covers all levels of information, advice and litigation, and is delivered by skilled and experienced staff and volunteers.
Location: Huddersfield & Dewsbury Contact Centres
Christians Against Poverty
A completely free debt counselling service - Call free on the number attached.
CAP complete home visits, effective budget planning, deal with severe debt (such as insolvency options) and will put together a CAP plan with each individual.
Call: 0800 328 0006
The Welcome Centre
The Welcome Centre provides food, toiletries and other essentials alongside a one-to-one advice, guidance and support service tailored to people's needs.
Call (referral line): 01484 340034
Location: Huddersfield, Lord Street
Hours: 10am-4pm Mon-Fri (except Bank Holidays)
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army foodbank provision available in the local area of Batley.
Call: 01924 443718
Location: Batley, Bradford Road
Fusion Food Bank
Fusion food bank provision available in the local area of Dewsbury.
Packs can be collected at the Dewsbury office between 12-4pm Monday- Friday.
Call: 01924 454770
Location: Dewsbury, Empire House, Wakefield Road
The Bread and Butter Thing
Joining is simple. There are no joining criteria. People interested in using TBBT’s affordable food service need to register as members and should contact TBBT by email or by text using the contact details to the right.
For just £7.50, TBBT members’ shopping bags are filled with a minimum of £35 worth of items made up of quality nutritious food. Each week, members access three bags of produce including fresh fruit and veg, chilled goods for the fridge, as well as cupboard staples such as pasta and cereal. Families can use their NHS Healthy Start vouchers and low cost period products are also available.
The Brunswick Centre
The Brunswick Centre offers a suite of services and projects to various communities in Calderdale and Kirklees including;
LGBTQ+ Youth Service
Call: 01484 469 691
Location: Brian Jackson House, 2 New North Parade, Huddersfield, HD1 5JP
Support & Advice
The Mission provide advice and support to anyone who needs it.
Based in Huddersfield town centre for over 100 years, Huddersfield Mission help those struggling with multiple and complex needs such as homelessness, mental health, addiction and more.
The Mission provide support, facilitate group activities and also have a café on site which provides affordable hot and cold food.
Call: 01484 421 461
Kirklees Council Local Welfare Provision
Local Welfare Provision (LWP) scheme helps vulnerable people in short-term crisis with food and essential items. Entitlement for help is based on a person or family's circumstances at the time and is at KC discretion.
Call: 01484 414 782
Relapse advice, Alcohol treatment, Drug treatment, career development. Our mission is to help people change the direction of their lives, grow as individuals, and live life to its full potential. CHART exist to help people achieve their goals, to be the best that they can be and to help change society for the better.
Call: 01484 353 333
Call: 01924 438 383
Kirklees Community Plus
Community Plus work with people of all ages, providing flexible and personalised support. Their coordinators offer short-term support, which can be in your home, by telephone, a local venue or a mixture of all three. They have a coordinator in each ward locality across Kirklees – Huddersfield, Rural, Batley/Spen and Dewsbury/Mirfield. There is no charge for the Community Plus service. However, there maybe a cost to any activity or service you decide to take part in.
Are you interested in joining our fantastic team?
Currently there are no vacancies, however we will update this page when additional roles come up.
If you have a passion for making a real difference, we’d love to hear from you. Drop us a note on our General Enquiries email.