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Catholic Care services for older people (Huddersfield)

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  1. Catholic Care is based in Leeds and runs many groups throughout Yorkshire helping to tackle isolation and loneliness among older people. The team, including volunteers, shares information with older people, offers them advice and support, and puts them in touch with local partners. Older people are welcome to call in to our community groups or to telephone us. Please see our website for more details.

    In Kirklees we ran the former Deanery Project, and we continue to run several groups in the Sheepridge area of Huddersfield.

    A range of groups and activities enable older people to maintain or improve their fitness (our exercise programme is supported by Age UK), meet new people, develop new skills and lead more fulfilling lives. Older people living with dementia are most welcome to attend with their carer and join in the fun.

    Happy Wednesday – members enjoy ‘aerobics for mature movers’
    Thursday Friends – members enjoy a lunch club with activities, gentle exercises, a raffle and bingo
    Friday Friends – members enjoy a lunch club, raffle and bingo
    Volunteering opportunities for continued contribution and activity within the community

    Happy Wednesday’s runs 9.45am-11am weekly

    Thursday Friends runs 11am-1.30pm weekly

    Friday Friends runs 11am-1.30pm weekly

    All groups take place at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish rooms, Sheepridge HD2 1HF.


Catholic Care
0113 388 5400
Peter Simmons
Manager of older people groups

Organisation last updated

  1. 05 July 2021

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  1. Our Lady Of Lourdes Rc Church, Bracken Hall Road, Sheepridge, Huddersfield, HD2 1EU
    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
    4. There is a loop system. Please contact the venue if you need further information. Loop system
    Parking at Our Lady of Lourdes is on street, but that can include right in front of the building, and the whole street is fairly level.