Supporting Adults and Families

Supporting adults and families


Northorpe Hall -  Providing support, resources and activities to help with  well being. Feel free to link Northorpe’s facebook page which has a few wellbeing activities up on there:

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)

The Southwest Yorkshire Mental Health Trust – provide specialist mental health and learning disability services across Kirklees, Calderdale and Wakefield; SPA- 01924 316830

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)

Huddersfield Support Group for Autism (HSGA)– Can be contacted through the website –

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)

RELATE – Family Counselling around parental separation and poor relationships for young people and families 10+ (01484 425843)

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)


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)


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 accommodation; 01484 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