FREE support for families & young people looking for work, training, volunteering opportunities, apprenticeships or short courses.
Starting Monday 5 October 2015 – 1pm to 3pm
At Elland Children’s Centre, Boxhall Rd, Elland HX5 00B
For further information call 01422 266197 or just drop in for a coffee and a chat.
Here’s 5 ways you can get involved:
- Volunteer your time
- Donate to the #helpinghalifax campaign
- Campaign by contacting your MP or signing a petition
- Support organisations who are involved in Calais, the Mediterranean and Syria
- Pray for the team, their Centre Users and their work
St Augustine’s Centre currently has an ambitious fundraising appeal to raise £10,000 by Christmas. Donate at www.give.net/20171078.
If you would like to volunteer at the Centre, contact them on email@example.com
To find out how the Council is responding to the Syrian refugee crisis, and what you can do to help, click here…
Lower Edge Day Centre is holding a Macmillan Coffee Morning open to anybody who would like to go along.
On Thursday 24 September 2015
Lower Edge Day Centre, 3 – 5 Shannon Road, Rastrick, Brighouse, HD6 3LD
To get involved or for further information call 01484 381200
A new Community Transport vehicle will soon be available in Elland and the surrounding areas.
Funded by the Elland Staying Well Development fund this new electric 6 seater vehicle even has wheelchair access and will be available to residents to help get out about in the community.
If you know of anybody who needs help with transport in that area please ask them to ring Pam on 01422 888080 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lead The Way are starting an exciting new group for adults with a learning disability and working with Hoot Creative Arts to provide 10 sessions allowing people to explore their creative side, meet new friends and have fun.
Starting on Thursday 1 October 2015 – From 10am to 12noon
Get involved for just £2.50 per session including refreshments.
For more information and to book a place please call Lead the Way on 0300 0120416 or 07436 102544
Please note – Places are limited and all 10 sessions must be attended.
Year 11 school leavers and their families are invited to Calderdale Council’s Get Organised event, to find out more about the options they have when they leave school in 2016.
Monday 28 September 2015 – Between 3pm and 7.30pm
At the Shay Stadium, Halifax
Young people and their families are encouraged to drop in for the chance to speak with colleges, sixth forms, further education providers, universities, work based training providers and employers from across the region… read more…
Click here for more information about the Get Organised event 2015 or call 01422 392701.
Dare you join ghosts and ghouls for a spooky walk around Shibden Estate and a night of Halloween fun?
Friday 30 October 2015 – Gates open at 6pm with a firework display at 7.30pm before you walk alongside the creatures of the night.
Entry costs £4 for adults and £2 for under 16’s which includes the guided walk, entertainment and a fireworks display.
Rides, refreshments and additional activities in the park will be charged separate from admission.
Would you be interested in volunteering on the night?… click here to get involved…
Get involved in an Art Class held in Brighouse with a life model at Waring Green Community Centre, Brighouse, HD6 2AX on the following dates:
- Thursday 10 September 2015 – 7.30pm
- Thursday 1 October 2015 – 7.30pm
Calderdale council have been invited to front three days of Wuthering Bytes to celebrate all things digital, technology and innovation and how this translates into transforming public services.
Taking place at Hebden Bridge Town Hall from 8am on the following dates:
- Tuesday 29 September
- Wednesday 30 September
- Thursday 1 October
Go along for a packed three days full of interesting talks and hands-on workshops as part of Wuthering Bytes; a week-long festival of technology in the heart of the Pennines, featuring talks and workshops on a diverse range of topics, including open source software and hardware, open data, the Web, citizen innovation and the Internet of Things (IoT)
Tickets for the Tuesday and Wednesday sessions will be priced at £10 each and includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments. Thursday is free to attend with no lunch provided; however we do need to know who is coming so please register here so we can keep you informed of the agenda and when tickets will be available.
This is set to be an extremely exciting three days – not to be missed, register your interest now!