Thriving Kirklees includes Northorpe Hall, NHS South West Yorkshire Partnership, Locala, Home Start, Yorkshire Children’s Centre – 0300 304 5555 (Chat Health text for parent/carers 07520 618867, for young people 07520 618866


Carers Count – support for carers (including parent carers), access to wellbeing activities and groups (0300 120231)


Connected Persons Support Team – supporting all connected carers, special guardians, foster carers (Debs – 07870590283


Kirkwood Hospice – pre & post bereavement support for children and families (01484 557910)


Martin House Community Bereavement Service – bereavement support for families following the death of a young person aged 0-25 years (01937 845045)


Chart – drug and alcohol service for people aged 18+ (01484 353333/01924 438383)

Women’s Centre – emotional and practical support for women aged 18 years+ in Kirklees and Calderdale (01484 450866)

IAPT – Choice of services for people aged 18 years+ experiencing common mental health problems such as low mood, anxiety, panic, stress and OCD (01484 343700)


Child Bereavement UK - supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement;


Karma Nirvana – Supporting victims of honour-based abuse:


Samaritans - is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland, often through their telephone helpline 0800 116 123


Fusion Housing – Courses and volunteering opportunities for adults 01484 532280

PCAN – independent, parent-led forum for parents and carers of young people aged 0-25 years with additional needs. PCAN welcomes any parent or carer, whether they are just becoming aware that their child may have additional needs or whether they have a child with a confirmed diagnosis (07754 102336)

The Whole Autism Family – voluntary group in Kirklees offering support and guidance to families impacted by autism (07564 256626)


CBT Self-help – Self-help resources;


Family Lives – Parenting and family support;


Andy’s Man Club – Support for men over 18 and can be contacted via the website:

Men’s Sheds – Friendship building, sharing skills and knowledge, reducing isolation for men over 18 (01484 421143)

Sky Positive Minds – Free and confidential drop-in service at Dewsbury Moor and Scout Hill Children’s Centre, 100 Heckmondwike Rd, WF13 3NT for women and teenage girls providing careers advice, parenting tips, housing/benefits advice and strategies to tackle anxiety and low mood while boosting confidence and communication – / 07809430845

Pennine Domestic Abuse Service – targeted support, safety planning and crisis intervention for anyone (male or female) experiencing domestic violence aged 16+ in Kirklees (01274 878117/0800 0527222)


BACP – Professional body representing counselling and psychotherapy with details of BACP registered counsellors (privately funded)

Socrates – Independent service of clinical psychologists (01484 514594)

TalkThru – confidential counselling for men and women facing an unplanned pregnancy or baby loss (01484 515137)

Aunty Pam’s – Support for pregnant women and new mums, including benefits advice, peer support and swap shop (01484 414775/01924 438316)


National Self Harm Network – Providing resources and a forum to support people who self-harm;


Home-Start Young Parents’ Groups – Supporting young mums aged 14-24  (01484 421925)

KRASAC – Kirklees Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre supports survivors of sexual violence. Service can be accessed from age 13+ (01484 450040 or text only 07983628227)


Blurt – Website increasing awareness and understanding of depression;

KABWWA (Kirklees Asian and Black Women Welfare Association) - supports women and children from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities who are affected by domestic violence, providing support, advice, information and safe temporary accommodation01484 304338/0800 0527222


Better Off Kirklees – website showing the benefits people are entitled to and how to claim them (

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre – range of services including support with applying for benefits (0344 848 7970)


Community Links Engagement and Recovery Service (CLEAR) – Recover-focused mental health service for individuals with mental health needs aged 18+ living in Kirklees (01484 519097/01924 465054)


S2R Create Space - Promoting positive mental health by providing creative and mindfulness courses for different age groups: 01484 539531


Time to Change – Website about ending mental health discrimination;


British Association for Anger Management (BAAM) – Provides support for those struggling with anger;