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Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees

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  1. *Please note our Huddersfield Office is now at 12 New Street, Huddersfield HD1 2AR

    We offer a range of free charitable services including:

    Advice and information for older people and for carers from our office on New Street or in your home if you cannot travel to the office. Drop-in Mon and Fri 10-12.
    We also offer free legal clinic and financial advice sessions - please call to book.

    Befriending service for older people who are lonely or isolated.

    Transport and support at home upon discharge from hospital.

    Business directory of local trades people who have been checked by us www.aubdcalderdaleandkirklees.co.uk

    We also offer a range of chargeable services including:

    Day opportunities for older people, including transport, refreshments, activities, lunch, trips out and more - at Bradley and Crosland Moor in Huddersfield, Slaithwaite and Batley. You may be referred by the Council and receive a contribution towards costs or you may attend privately.

    Domestic services - Home Helpers take care of cleaning, shopping and household tasks. We can also offer escorted shopping trips, trips to appointments and a sitting service and larger scale cleaning and de-cluttering.

    The Handyperson service provides small repairs, gardening, grab rails and keysafes.

    Shopmobility service provides scooter rental to do your shopping in the town centre or longer term scooter / wheelchair / tri-walker rental for holidays or recuperation.
    We also sell a range of mobility and living aids.

    Insurance and other products and services.

    Please see our website or contact us for more details.

    In Kirklees we have offices in Batley and Huddersfield, which are open Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm. Both offices provide information and advice for older people.



    Age UK resulted from the merger of Age Concern and Help the Aged.



Contacts

Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees
General enquiries
01422 252040
Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees (Batley Office)
Batley Office


90 Commercial Street
Batley WF17 5DS

Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees (Huddersfield Office)
Huddersfield Office


12 New Street
Huddersfield HD1 2AR

01484 535994

Organisation last updated

  1. 19 July 2018

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Venue

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  1. Yorkshire Childrens Centre, Jo Cox House, 90, Commercial Street, Batley, WF17 5DS
    1. All key services are accessible. Wheelchair access
    2. Either, there are specially marked parking spaces for disabled people, or disabled people can park within 50 metres of an accessible entrance. Disabled parking
    3. There is a toilet which can be accessed by people with disabilities including wheelchair users. This means that it complies with the standards set out in Part M of the Building Regulations,'Access to and use of buildings. Fully accessible toilet

  1. Age UK C&K, 12 New Street, Huddersfield HD1 2AR
  2. Age UK, 12, New Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2AR

History

  1. Age UK resulted from the merger of Age Concern and Help the Aged.

    Calderdale and Kirklees joined forces in 2008 and remain a local charity providing support across both regions to help older people make the most of life.

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