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Well Baby Clinics

Drop-in well baby clinics across Calderdale, with Locala Calderdale Public Health Early Years’ Service. You can get your baby weighed and ask question about your children aged 0-5. No appointment necessary. Mondays: Brig Royd (GP practice, HX6 4BN), Ripponden. 1.30-3.30pm. Valley Medical Centre (GP Practice, HX7 7BZ), Hebden Bridge, 9.30-11am (every first Monday of the…

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Unique Ways

A parent-led charity supporting families with disabled children in Calderdale. Membership is free for families with children and young people with additional need. For information, help or support with individual issues, call 01422 343090.

Family Voice Calderdale

A forum for parents and carers of children and young people (from pre-school to 25) with additional needs in Calderdale. It meets monthly and hosts events, is part of decision-making groups and attends regional meetings of parent carer forums in Yorkshire and Humberside. For more information, call 01422 343 090.

Calderdale Families’ Information Service

Provides information, advice and guidance on parenting and family support services, childcare, early education and more. The service can also offer extra support to parents struggling to find the right sort of childcare. Northgate House, Halifax. 01422 253 053.

SafeSpace – Weekend Support for Adults

Out-of-hours weekend support for adults in Calderdale – a place of safety for people experiencing mental distress or approaching crisis. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 6pm until Contact via Facebook or call 01422 345154 or text 07388 990227. Lines open at 6pm and the last appointment time is 11pm. The team will take some…

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Evolve Psychology

Evolve Psychology is an independent psychology and neurodevelopmental practice. Evolve offers Emotional Well-being, Autism, ADHD, child, family and adult assessments. Based in Harrogate, we provide families and individuals with full assessments as recommended by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence. Our emotional and wellbeing specialism also helps clients (children and adults) by undertaking assessments for a…

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Family Support Drop In

Family support drop in at Field Lane Children’s Centre. Mondays, 9-11am. No need to book. Phone 01484 386621. Family Support Drop In. Fridays, 9.30am-11.30am. No need to book. Elland Children’s Centre, 01422 266197.

Children’s Centres

Upper and Central Calderdale Children’s Centres: Siddal Children’s Centre – Backhold Lane, Halifax. 01422 395501 Southowram Children’s Centre – Withinfields, Southowram. 01422 395501 Boothtown Children’s Centre – Rawson Street North. 01422 250365 New Road Children’s Centre – Sowerby Bridge. 01422 835614 Jubilee Children’s Centre – Lightowler Road, Halifax. 01422 342552 Little Stars at Parkinson Lane…

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Calderdale Staying Safe – Domestic Abuse Support

Free and confidential help and support for ANYONE aged 16 and over who lives in Calderdale and has been affected by domestic abuse. Support is also available for children aged 5 years and over. Our skilled workers can offer you: Practical and emotional support Help to explore your options and make the right choices for…

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Baby & Child Emergency First Aid

Three-hour course for parents, family members and anyone else caring for babies and young children. Covering all the basic first aid knowledge to keep children safe in your care, including resuscitation, choking, poisoning, meningitis and burns and scalds. Babies and toddlers welcome, but please let us know. Baby & Child Emergency First Aid, KDA Training,…

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Postnatal Transitional Support – Bumps and Beginnings

Packages include birth debriefing, emotional support and companionship, peer support, basic baby care, basic domestic support and dog walking. Bumps and Beginnings Postnatal Transitional Support, Calderdale. Contact 07949 478867.

Aveta Home Birth Team

The Aveta Home Birth Team is a 24-hour team of dedicated home birth midwives, providing bespoke support for mums-to-be who want to have their babies at home. Aveta Home Birth Team, Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Trust. 07825 115367.

Family Support Drop-In – Southowram

Support session running alongside a Stay and Play group. A Family Support Worker will be available for informal advice on issues such as parenting, personal issues, emotional support, housing, benefits and financial advice. Tuesdays, 9am – 10.30am, term time only. Southowram Surestart Centre, Withinfields, Southowram. 01422 395501.

Brighouse Dyslexia Centre

Supporting children and adults with the assessment of dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia and dysgraphia. Offers services to individuals, educational establishments, businesses and organisations. Also offers tuition and services for schools. Brighouse Dyslexia Centre, Woodhouse Lane, Brighouse. 07971 105743.