Vita Wellbeing Day

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The Vita Wellbeing Day has been booked for the 6th of June 2023, 10-2pm at The Piecehall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1- Caygill Suite

Discover a day filled with laughter, joy, and connection as Vita Health Group celebrate the importance of your mental well-being. You and your loved ones are invited to the incredible event packed with exciting activities and valuable resources.


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A beautiful, creative project for mums and daughters. The project will be gently and creatively led by creative facilitator Sharon Marsden.

There will be a small, intimate group of six mums and their daughters, aimed at strengthening bonds between Mother and Daughter.

AM I STRONG focuses on building confidence, resilience and strength, in this most precious of relationships, helping you get to know one another in a new way. And there is no pressure in the sessions, the process is one of positivity, creativity and self-awareness.

“I saw my mum doing things she doesn’t normally do. I only ever saw her doing mum things, that was what I was most excited about!” Hamna

“For both of us, we saw each other in a new light. Our confidence grew, together.” Malgorzata

When: Every Saturday – 17th June – 22nd July – 11 till 1pm
Age recommendation 14+ for daughters

Projects book up quickly, so please contact:

mobile: 07907 822323

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Looking for Work or Help to get your Career Started?

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Do you need help with CV’s, cover letters, job searching or interview preparation. The Employment Hub have no limits on how long they can help you for and can also offer in-work support for up to 6 months.

Within the Employment Hub, there is also a Business Engagement Officer, who visits local businesses to source vacancies to help to fill them. This means that they often gain access to vacancies before they are advertised and can put their clients forward for them fairly quickly.

The Employment Hub work with people on an individual basis, but they can also deliver group sessions where there is a demand and are really flexible with what they can deliver.

For more information about the Employment Hub please click here…

Do you want to learn more about Sessional Work?

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North Halifax Partnership have sessional members of staff who are available to work and cover when they are required. This type of work may suit your lifestyle – there are no set hours, it is casual work based on your availability. This covers many areas of work.

You give us your availability and we work around you!

What are the benefits of becoming a Sessional Worker?

· Gain skills, knowledge and self-esteem.

· Improve your employment prospects.

· Enhance your CV.

· Develop existing skills and knowledge.

Click here to find out more about our current opportunities…

Upcoming Events at OSCA

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THE OSCA FOUNDATION AT FOREST COTTAGE, COUSIN LANE, OVENDEN will be holding a Gala on Saturday June 17th from 1pm until 5pm.

Attractions will include a Minion inflatable, children’s rides, climbing wall,  cave, dog training display, side stalls, football shooting game,  children’s bike give away, As well as a mobile food and drink refreshment stalls. Admission is free to everyone!

Before the Gala there is some wonderful live music on Saturday June 3rd, in the OSCA’S BAR. The top ranked Bradford five piece band “Playing for Kicks” will be appearing from 8.15pm. They play covers from the 60s up to present day. You won’t want to miss them! Admission is free and bar prices are well within your reach.

Volunteer Takeover

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Free networking event for volunteers, Trustees and businesses!

VSI Alliance and CMBC Volunteers are ‘taking over’ the CFFC monthly networking event to share volunteer experiences with people who might be interested in volunteering and becoming a Trustee. Whether you are coming in a business capacity, are a member of the general public, or actively looking for a role as a trustee, you are welcome to this free event.

It’s on Tuesday 23rd May 2023 between 12.30 pm and 2.30 pm at The Space @ Field Lane and includes a buffet lunch. It’s free to come along but you do need to book. To book your place, visit

New Independent Chair for Calderdale Cares Partnership

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Calderdale Cares Partnership, a committee of the NHS West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board, has appointed Jo Bibby to the role of Independent Chair following a competitive, open and transparent recruitment process.

Jo will start on 1 June 2023 and replaces John Mallalieu who stepped down from the role at the end of March 2023.

Jo is the Director of Health at the Health Foundation, responsible for leading the Foundation’s Healthy Lives strategy. She has led on areas of health inequalities, patient safety and person-centred care. She is also a trustee at the Centre for Homelessness Impact and has over a decade of experience as a non-executive director at Salford NHS Foundation Trust and Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust.

Jo has worked in health care at a local and national level for 25 years, including 10 years at the Department of Health. As Head of NHS Performance, she oversaw the implementation of the policy agenda set out in the NHS Plan. At the NHS Modernisation Agency, Jo led an international quality improvement initiative – Pursuing Perfection.

Calderdale is a place Jo knows well, having worked as the Director for the Calderdale and Kirklees Integrated Service Strategy. It is also her home.

Jo said: “Where we live is the biggest factor in shaping our health. Calderdale Cares Partnership plays a vital role in creating the opportunities to be healthy – now and in the future. It will be a privilege to work with partners across Calderdale, to deliver our ambition to be a place where everyone can live a larger life.”

Robin Tuddenham, Place Lead for Calderdale Cares Partnership and Chief Executive Calderdale Council: “I’d like to congratulate Jo on her appointment. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will be invaluable in leading the way to improved health for local people.

“I’d also like to thank John Mallalieu for his considerable contributions to Calderdale’s health and care system over the last 14 years.”

Calderdale Cares Partnership will hold its board meeting in public on Thursday 25 May, 1.30pm at Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Halifax. Papers for the committee meeting and further information about the Partnership can be found at

Positive Parents and Confident Kids Course

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North Halifax Partnership still have places available on our 3 week positive parents confident kids course.

So why not come along to meet likeminded parents and talk about any parenting struggles such as behaviour, emotions, power struggles. Get some top tips on how to support your children’s needs and think about looking at your own wellbeing.

To book your place please click on this link: FLT Course selection form (

Survey For Families

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North Halifax Partnership are working with a partner organisation to bring funding into the local area to provide fitness type sessions for post-natal parents/carers. 

To be able to apply for this funding they need to demonstrate that families will access these sessions. 

Please could you spare 2 minutes to fill out a short questionnaire which is completely anonymous.

This link will take you to the survey: 

The survey will close on Monday 5th June.

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