Below are links for various organisations, either nationally or local to Calderdale, who could provide support. If you have any questions or would like more specific support, please email matthew.elliott@home-startleeds.co.uk .

 

Antenatal Courses and Events:

In Person: https://whatsonmaternity.cht.nhs.uk/

Online: https://www.thrivingkirklees.org.uk/tkparents/                 Access code: TKparents

 

Rainbow Antenatal Clinic

Support to families who have suffered a bereavement in the birth journey, or who have previously experienced bereavement and are now pregnant again. Referrals are made through your midwife.

 

Asylum

St Augustine’s Centre

Hanson Ln, Halifax HX1 5PG

Contact: 01422 352492

 

Better Living Services

www.calderdale.gov.uk/betterliving

Contact: 01422 230230 or email blt@calderdale.gov.uk

 

Bereavement

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice

https://www.forgetmenotchild.co.uk/help-for-families/getting-help

Contact: 01484 411040

 

Rainbow Antenatal Clinic

Support to families who have suffered a bereavement in the birth journey, or who have previously experienced bereavement and are now pregnant again. Referrals are made through your midwife.

 

SANDs – bereavement support

Contact: 01484 411040/ 0808 164 3332

or email helpline@sands.org.uk

 

Tommy’s

Contact: 0800 0147 800

or email midwife@tommys.org

 

Calderdale Royal Hospital

Antenatal Clinic – 01422 224580

Calderdale Birth Centre – 01422 224417

Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit (under 16 weeks pregnant) – 01422 224415

Labour ward – 01422 222129

Maternity Assessment Centre – 01422 224392

Maternity Reception (Appointments) – 01422 224125

Ultrasound Scan Department – 01422 224473

Ward 4C – Antenatal and Induction of Labour – 01422 224925

Ward 4B – Transitional Care – 01422 222147

Ward 4A -Post-Natal and Selective C-Section – 01422 224249

 

Crying babies – support and guidance

Cry-Sis – advice and support for crying

https://www.cry-sis.org.uk/ 

 

ICON – advice and support for crying

https://iconcope.org/

 

Dad Groups:

Dads R Us – First Saturday of every month

https://www.facebook.com/groups/144686525550300/

 

Dad and Male Carers Group – For information, call Todmorden Children’s Centre on 01706 399970 or Jubilee Children’s Centre on 01422 434971. Second Saturday of each month, 10am to noon. Halifax Fire Station, King Cross. HX1 3JF.

 

Domestic Abuse

Calderdale Staying Safe

calderdalestayingsafe.org.uk

 

Caring Dads Program – access through Family Intervention Team

01422 394092

 

Maze

01422 323399

 

Respect National Helpline

0808 802 4040

https://www.respect.org.uk/pages/42-work-with-perpetrators

 

Drug and Alcohol Support

Branching Out – 01422 415550 (option 2)

or email –  branchingout@humankindcharity.org.uk

 

Early Years Support

Calderdale Early Years and Childcare Team

web – calderdalechildcare.org.uk

Email: fis@calderdale.gov.uk

 

HEYS Calderdale – Healthy Early Years Support

email – HEYS@calderdale.gov.uk

 

Healthier Together West Yorkshire

https://www.wyhealthiertogether.nhs.uk/

 

Feeding

Healthy Eating: Change 4 Life

https://www.nhs.uk/healthier-families/

 

Locala

030 0304 5076

 

Mothers and Others Guide

mothersguide.co.uk

 

Start 4 life

nhs.uk/start4life

 

Financial Support

Mothershare – support with clothing and necessities

Mothershare.org.uk

01422 763998

 

Mental Health:

Andy’s Man Club – every Monday 7pm

https://andysmanclub.co.uk/find-your-nearest-group/

 

CAMHS

01422 262380

 

CALM – Campaign Against Living Miserably

thecalmzone.net

Helpline open 5pm – midnight 365 days a year – 0800 58 58 58 , or option to use webchat

 

Mind

mind.org.uk

 

SANE

sane.org.uk

 

SHOUT – Shout is the UK’s first and only free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.

Text SHOUT to 85258

 

NHS Talking Therapies – Vita Minds (IAPT – Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) – Support for mental health, perinatal mental health and offer couples’ counselling.

https://www.vitahealthgroup.co.uk/make-a-referral/self-referral/nhs-mental-health-self-referral/nhs-mental-health-self-referral-calderdale/

 

Multiple Birth Groups

Twins Trust Calderdale

https://twinstrust.org/club/calderdale-twins-and-triplets.html

0800 138 0509

or email – asktwinline@twinstrust.org

 

Calderdale Twins and Triplets Facebook Group

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1726267730991002/

 

Post-Natal Illness

APP – Action on Post Partum Psychosis

https://www.app-network.org/

 

Association of Postnatal Illness

0207 386 0868

email: info@apni.org

 

PANDAs – Post-Natal Depression

https://pandasfoundation.org.uk/

0808 1961 776

email – info@pandasfoundation.org.uk

 

Relationships

Relationships Matter Calderdale

relationshipsmatter.org

 

Sleeping

Basis

https://www.basisonline.org.uk/

 

Lullaby Trust

https://www.lullabytrust.org.uk/

 

Sleep Tight course

01422 251090

 

The Children’s Sleep Charity

www.thechildrenssleepcharity.org.uk

 

SEND

Bringing Us Together

bringingustogether.org.uk

 

Calderdale Learning Disability Service

01422 300001

 

Calderdale Portage and Early Years Team

01422 392579

 

Open Minds

01422 262330

openmindscalderdale.org.uk

 

Rainbow Child Development Team, children 0-5

https://www.cht.nhs.uk/services/clinical-services/children-and-young-peoples-services/the-rainbow-child-development-team

 

Specialist inclusion team

01422 394114

or email – specialistinclusion@calderdale.gov.uk

 

Unique Ways

01422 343090

email – hi@uniqueways.org.uk

 

SEND – Adult

Adult learning disability

07795 884879

Calderdale.LD.Duty@swyt.nhs.uk

 

Disability Support Calderdale

disabilitysupportcalderdale.weebly.com

01422 353613

Email: dsmain@hotmail.co.uk

 

Lead the Way

0300 012 0416

or email: info@leadthewaycalderdale.org

 

Separation and Contact:

Families Need Fathers

0300 0300 363

https://fnf.org.uk/

 

Single Parent Support

Gingerbread

gingerbread.org.uk

 

Stop Smoking:

NHS stop smoking service: Calderdale

01422 281505

 

Yorkshire Smokefree

0800 612 0011 / 0330 660 1166

www.yorkshiresmokefree.nhs.uk

 

Young Parents Support

Young Carers Calderdale

01422 261207